Gin and Grapefruit Radler

The Radler | Chicago, IL

Typically, a radler (the German word for “cyclist”) is known for being light in alcohol, but the addition of a shot of juniper-driven German gin ups the gear ratio. The Radler’s Haus Helles, made by Flesk Brewing, is available exclusively at the restaurant, so unless you have the hookup, Stiegl Pilsner will do nicely in its place.


Serving: 1

  • 8 ounces Radler Haus Helles, or substitute Stiegl Pilsner
  • 6 ounces San Pellegrino Grapefruit Soda
  • 1 ounce Schlichte Steinhaeger Gin

Garnish: quarter wheel of grapefruit

  1. Add the ingredients to a chilled pint glass, starting with the beer.
  2. Briefly stir to combine, and garnish with a slice of grapefruit.