In the Americano Shandy recipe, a hoppy lager lends excess depth to the common combo of bitter Campari and sweet vermouth. This recipe tends to make 2 cocktails.
1 oz. Campari
1 oz. sweet vermouth
12 oz. lager
Applications: bar spoon
Glass: any form of beer glass
Divide the Campari and vermouth amongst 2 eyeglasses. Add ice and leading up each glass with the beer, stirring carefully to blend.
Reprinted with permission from Aperitif: A Spirited Tutorial to the Drinks, Record, and Culture of the Aperitif, by Kate Hawkings. Released by Quadrille September 2018.