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Summer Shandy Series

Wet your whistle with six types of shandies at The Bavarian this summer.
By Sarah Ward
January 13, 2022
By Sarah Ward
January 13, 2022

Over-the-top food and drink mashups might be popping up on seemingly every menu these days, but one has been around for much, much longer. That'd be the humble shandy, which mixes beer with something that's definitely not beer — something lemon-flavoured, usually — and makes for perfect summer sipping.

Why just knock back a brew when you can also be drinking mango juice, ginger beer and squash? That's the thinking behind The Bavarian's summer shandy series — although no, you won't be downing all of the above ingredients at the same time. Instead, those tipples and a heap of others are featured in six different shandies, which'll set you back between $10–15 each, come in 500-millilitre steins and are available all January long.

On the menu: the Summer Mango, which combines Franziskaner Hefe Weissbier with mango juice; the Big Red which mixes Brookvale alcoholic ginger beer with Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire Whiskey and cranberry; the Tennessee Ginger Brew: a blend of 4 Pines Kolsch, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Orgeat, ginger beer; and the Snake Bite, a mix of Bulmers apple cider, 4 Pines Kolsch and Chambord. Butterscotch, apple rye spice, whiskey and ginger, and a tequila concoction are also available — the latter called the Largarita — because these shandies can also include liqueurs and spirits.

You'll find The Bavarian on the rooftop at Westfield Newmarket.

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