Beer cocktails. Finally, a beverage trend that attempts to find a common ground between the cocktail enthusiast and the beer drinker. Purists in either faction may turn up their noses, but the popularity of the beer-cocktail combination has been regaining steam.
All kinds of shots dropped in pints, and beer mixed with everything from soda and juice to a variety of liquors-- it's a lot keep track of. So before you hit the bar, take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the different types of basic beer cocktails featured in this primer.