If I had a signature drink, it would be beer. But since that doesn’t really qualify as a cocktail, I’m totally adopting the Shandy. It’s like an alcoholic Arnold Palmer. Half beer, half lemonade—and 100 percent refreshing. It really is the perfect summer drink.

Simple ingredients.

Subtle flavors.

And it couldn’t be easier. Just mix up your favorite light lager with lemonade, half and half.

See? Easy. It even feels silly giving you a “recipe,” but here goes: