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Peppered Strawberry Balsamic Shandy | Taste and Tipple

Peppered Strawberry Balsamic Shandy

Course Drinks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Servings 1 drink


  • ½ cup strawberries washed, hulled and chopped
  • 1 oz Black Pepper Balsamic Syrup
  • ice cubes
  • 1 can wheat beer

Black Pepper Balsamic Syrup

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 4 tsp black pepper freshly cracked
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar


  1. In a beer glass, combined ½ cup washed, hulled and chopped strawberries and 1 oz Black Pepper Balsamic Syrup, muddle. Add a few ice cubes, stir then top with wheat beer. Garnish with a sprinkling of freshly ground black pepper. 

Black Pepper Balsamic Syrup

  1. Combine ½ cup each sugar and water in a small saucepan, stir in 4 tsp of freshly cracked black pepper, cover and bring to a simmer over medium low heat. Cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 1 hour. Strain through several layers of cheesecloth; stir in 1 tsp balsamic vinegar. Chill before use. 

Recipe Notes

Recipe from: St. Onge, Christopher. "Sarawak Sipper." Food & Drink. Early Summer 2018.