4 ways to celebrate beer on International Beer Day

Put it in a cocktail, or combine it with a spirit, there are many ways to enjoy beer from the comfort of home. This International Beer Day, celebrate your love for the brew.

It’s International Beer Day! What began as a small celebration in the western USA in 2007, has gradually become popular across the world over the years. And why shouldn’t it, a day of celebrating beers from various regions and countries of the world, and of sharing the love for the beverage. While gathering with fellow beer lovers is unlikely in the current scenario, there are other ways to make the most of International Beer Day – by whipping up some delicious cocktails and enjoying interesting combinations right at the comfort of home!

Copter7 flavours
Copter7 is one of the newest entrants on India’s vibrant beer scene and is currently available in two flavours.

Copter7 is a new arrival on India’s vibrant beer scene. Currently available in two flavours – Premium Lager and Strong Beer – the brand is inspired by former Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni’s iconic helicopter shot and his jersey number, and hence the name.

Here are 4 ways to enjoy beer cocktails and combinations.

La Guavarita

La Guavarita beer cocktail


  • 30ml Jose Cuervo Silver
  • 60ml guava juice
  • 20ml lime juice
  • 20ml sugar syrup (1:1)
  • 60ml Copter7 Premium Strong Beer
  • Cucumber slices or mint leaves for garnish


Rim the tankard with a mix of salt and pink peppercorns.

Build the drink in the tankard over ice.

Top up with beer and gently stir.

Garnish with a cucumber slice or mint leaves.



It’s believed the drink takes its name from the workers who built and maintained steam locomotives in the 1800s. These workers were known to head to the bar at the end of the shift, and a shot of whiskey with a beer became a staple for quickly easing the pain that came from a hard day of back-breaking labour.

  • Shot of Templeton Rye 4 Y.O
  • Pint of Copter7 Premium Strong lager

You can either drop the shot into the lager and chug it, or you can drink the shot quickly and then sip the beer slowly.

Copter & Cuervo

Copter & Cuervo

There has always been a tradition of chasing tequila with sangritas or cerveza. The flavours of Jose Cuervo Reposado pair off all so well with the light subtle flavours of Copter7 smooth lager. The vanilla from the Jose Cuervo reposado tequila and the light barley and hop notes of the Copter7 intertwine and create a unique experience for your palate. So, sip some chilled Reposado tequila and chase it with a cool Copter7 and elevate your drinking experience.

  • 45ml Jose Cuervo Reposado
  • 1 pint Copter7 Premium Lager


Michelada beer cocktail International Beer Day


  • 30ml Jose Cuervo Silver
  • 2-3 dashes of hot sauce
  • 2 dashes of Worcestershire Sauce
  • 120ml tomato juice
  • 20ml lime juice
  • Copter7 Premium Lager


Garnish a tall glass or a mug with salt.

Build the cocktail over ice.

Stir and top up with Copter7.

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