Beer and liquor cocktails? Make ’em yourself

Throw back: Take a big swig of a Dark and Smoky, a moonshine-based beer cocktail with ginger and rosemary.
Courtesy of Benjamin Roshia

Love beer? Love booze? How about together? Here are two beer cocktails recipes from our friends at the One Stop Beer Shop, which opens on Dec. 28 in Greenpoint.

Dark and Smokey

Makes two drinks

1 1/2 oz. moonshine

1/2 oz. ginger liqueur

1 bottle of Arrogant Bastard Smoked Porter

1 pinch rosemary

1/2 oz. agave syrup

Combine moonshine, rosemary, agave and ginger liqueur in a shaker. Add ice and shake. Pour into double rocks glass and float porter on top. Garnish with rosemary sprig.

Clandestine Moon

Makes two drinks

1 1/2 oz. moonshine

1/2 oz. Drambuie

8-10 blueberries

3 mint leaves

1 bottle of Captain Lawrence Liquid Gold

Muddle blueberries, mint, and Drambuie in shaker. Add ice and moonshine. Shake and pour into small mason jar. Top with beer. Garnish with mint sprig.

Reach Arts Editor Juliet Linderman at jlinderman@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-8309.

Blue moon: Whip up a Clandestine Moon, a cocktail that combines moonshine, beer, mint and blueberries.
Courtesy of Benjamin Roshia

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