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Quick and Easy Margarita Shandy

May 1, 2013

[Photo: Heather Meldrom]

This super-easy, refreshing shandy is best with a pilsner or Mexican lager. I used Modelo Especial (not Negra Modelo!).

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Special equipment: pitcher, wooden spoon

Ingredients

serves serves 6, active time 5 minutes, total time 5minutes

  • 1 (12 ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate
  • 8 ounces reposado tequila
  • 12 ounces water
  • 1 lime, thinly sliced
  • 24 ounces lager or pilsner, chilled
  • Optional: kosher salt for rimming glasses

Procedures

  1. In a large pitcher, combine limeade concentrate, tequila, and water. Stir until limeade is dissolved. Chill if desired, up to 6 hours, or proceed immediately to next step.

  2. Just prior to serving, fill pitcher with ice, lime slices, and beer. Serve in salt-rimmed glasses if desired.

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