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Peach Melba Cocktail

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Serves one.

  • To learn more, read:
    Beer Becomes a Cocktail
  • by Lew Bryson from Fine Cooking
    Issue 100

Fruit lambic beers are tart Belgian brews fermented with wild yeasts and aged with crushed fruit or fruit juices. A mix of peach and raspberry lambics makes a drink that sounds like dessert but tastes like an apéritif.

If you enjoyed this fruit-infused drink, be sure to try the others in our Drinks and Entertaining Guide. 

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  • 6 fl. oz. (3/4 cup) pêche (peach) lambic, such as Lindemans, chilled
  • 2 fl. oz. (1/4 cup) framboise (raspberry) lambic, such as Lindemans, chilled
  • 1 thin slice lemon

Combine the two beers in a chilled 9-oz. Champagne flute. Gently squeeze the lemon slice over the drink and then add the slice to the drink. Serve.

nutrition information (per serving):
Calories (kcal): 130; Fat (g): 0; Fat Calories (kcal): 0; Saturated Fat (g): 0; Protein (g): 0; Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0; Carbohydrates (g): 22; Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0; Sodium (mg): 0; Cholesterol (mg): 0; Fiber (g): 0;

Photo: Scott Phillips

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