French Monaco

The classic beer cocktail, popular with French kids, gets a mature makeover.

French Monaco

French Monaco

This fruity beer-based cocktail is an ideal outdoor sipper—mix the pomegranate lemonade ahead of time and bring a six-pack to top each glass individually.Helen Rosner

MAKES 1 COCKTAIL

INGREDIENTS

1½ oz. pomegranate syrup
2 oz. lemonade
6 oz. pale lager, preferably Stella Artois

INSTRUCTIONS

In an ice-filled shaker, syrup and lemonade; shake vigorously and strain into a chilled beer glass. Top with beer.

FOR THE POMEGRANATE SYRUP

1 cup unsweetened pomegranate juice
½ cup sugar

Bring juice and sugar to a boil in a 1-qt. saucepan. Cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved, about 1 minute; let cool.

FOR THE LEMONADE

1 oz simple syrup
1 oz fresh lemon juice

Stir to combine.