The panaché, a French beer cocktail that is equal parts French-style lemonade and lager, is a refreshing libation that’s perfect in the heat of summer or anytime of year.

What to buy: Try to find a good-quality French lemonade, such as Lorina. If you are having a hard time locating it, use a dry citrus-flavored soda.

This recipe was featured as part of our Wii Night! story.

  • Yield: 1 drink
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: Under 5 mins
  • Active: Under 5 mins

Ingredients (2)

  • 1 part chilled light lager, such as Kronenbourg 1664
  • 1 part chilled French-style lemonade, such as Lorina


  1. Combine beer and lemonade in a tall glass, such as a pilsner, pint, or Collins glass. Serve.