Last updated on August 13th, 2022 at 11:14 am
Can’t decide between a cold beer and a cocktail? This captain’s lime shandy is both, and it’s so refreshing on a warm day.
You might want to serve it on pizza night or with appetizers too. It’ll definitely be a crowd pleaser!
Why you’ll love this Captain’s Lime Shandy (with or without alcohol)
There’s almost nothing better on a hot summer day than this delicous lime shandy. There are so many reasons it just might become your favorite summer drink.
- It’s easy to make. I’m definitely not a great bartender–not even close–but if you can follow the easy recipe, this drink will turn out beautifully every time.
- It’s perfect for those warm summer days (or nights) when you want something refreshing and thirst-quenching.
- It’s super tasty!
- Having a barbeque, pool party, or potluck? Everyone will love this cocktail, and that includes those who aren’t drinking alcohol. That’s because this lime shandy recipe can easily become a mocktail, so everyone can enjoy it.
Captain's Lime Shandy
- 3 oz. dark rum
- ⅛ Cup key lime juice
- 3 Cups cold beer
- 3 Cups lime soda
- bitters to taste
- Key lime slices
- Rosemary sprigs
In a shaker, add the rum and key lime juice. Shake well, and serve into two glasses.
Add one Tbsp. of soda, and complete with beer.
Add bitters to taste, and stir.
Garnish with key lime slices and a rosemary sprig.
For a non-alcoholic version of this recipe, swap the beer and rum for a cola soft drink.
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