Hot Beer Flip

Serves: 1


  • 12 ounces pale ale
  • 1 1/2 ounces lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 ounce brandy or dark rum
  • 1 egg yolk (optional)


1. Heat 4 ounces of the ale with the lemon juice, sugar, ginger and cinnamon in a saucepan over medium heat until the sugar has fully dissolved. Remove from heat.

2. In a large bowl, vigorously beat the brandy or rum with the egg yolk. Add the beer mixture and whisk thoroughly to combine. Transfer to a large glass or beer mug and top with the remaining ale, stir well and serve.