Almond extract and pale ale join cilantro in a cocktail brightened with fresh squeezed lemon juice – perfect any time of year. Photo credit: Amy Johnson from She Wears Many Hats.
Mix sugar and cilantro in 2-quart pitcher with wooden spoon until cilantro is crushed. Add lemon juice, ice and extract; stir until most of the sugar is dissolved
Stir in seltzer and ale; mix well. Pour into beverage glasses. Serve immediately
Test Kitchen Tip: For a nonalcoholic version, prepare as directed, using 1 bottle (12 ounces) micro-brewed ginger ale in place of the ale.