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This classic British beertail mixes equal parts lager and apple cider in a pint glass. In the United States, the Snakebite is most commonly made with a heavier, darker beer or a stout (like Guinness) instead of the lighter, crisp lagers used in its English counterpart. To add an extra kick of flavor (and boozy goodness), some bartenders will add a few dashes of blackcurrant liqueur to the top of the drink. No matter how it’s prepared, though, the Snakebite’s citrusy bite will surely live up to its name.

The Essentials

Lager or Stout
The Details


Lager or Stout


  • Fill a chilled beer glass halfway full with cider.
  • Top the cider with lager and serve.
Liqueur Sweet Easy
Depth Charge

We reckon you’ve heard of drop shots like Jägerbombs or Irish Car Bombs. Or maybe you prefer to plunge a shot of whiskey into your beer instead of sipping them separately when drinking a Boilermaker. Whatever your poison, when you drop a shot into a beer, it’s called a Depth Charge.

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