Two Beertails for Chinese New Year 2018

Two Beertails for Chinese New Year 2018

On February 16, the Year of the Dog will be upon us. Sure, you can celebrate with snake wine and firecrackers, or you can fire up one of these lighter cocktails, both made with China’s Tiger Beer, which provided them.

Gung hay fat choy!

Ginger Lemon Tiger Sour
.75 oz fresh lemon juice
1 oz ginger syrup
1 bottle Tiger Beer

To make ginger syrup, add equal parts ginger and sugar to water, boil over medium heat until sugar has dissolved. – adding and equal portion of sugar to the juice. (i.e. 50g of fresh ginger to 50g of sugar). Add contents into a pot at medium heat. Stir until the sugar has dissolved.

Add ginger syrup and lemon juice into a beer glass. Pour in beer, swizzle, then serve.

Sichuan Tiger-Tail
1 dash Worcestershire sauce
1 dash tamari sauce
2 dashes chili oil or valentina
.5 oz lime juice
.5 oz tomato sangrita or plain tomato juice
1 bottle Tiger Beer
Tajin Classic Seasoning

Rim a Collins glass with Tajin Classic Seasoning. Once rimmed, place three ice cubes into Collins glass. Add Worcestershire, tamari sauce, chili oil, lime juice, and sangrita. Top with Tiger Beer and serve.

Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. A veteran writer and journalist, he also operates Null Media, a bespoke content creation company.

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