from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Shandygaff.
- n. A drink made of beer and lemonade.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A drink made by mixing beer and lemonade.
- n. A glass of this drink.
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A shandy is a part-beer (typically a light, sessionable, lager) and part lemonade (or ginger beer).
Mr. Policeman, I went to England with my grandma last summer, and I had a can of shandy, which is beer mixed with lemonade.
A beer and a shandy were her limit and I know we dont drink much anymore but come on.
And maybe on a very hot day a shandy, which is a mixture of beer and lemonade.
It's a lemonade-ish beer a "shandy" is typically half lemonade, half wheat beer that goes down well bitterly cold.
Like "just A moment," the album sees the act expanding the posthardcore sounds that dominated their early releases. "shandy" starts as an experimental pop song filled with dizzying distorted noises and then morphs into a dramatic rocker. "this is is this?" is the disc's most dynamic composition.
He called it "shandy," and I felt as though the lemon soda was being punished.
In the UK it's called "shandy" as i learned from google.
Variations: Add a touch of grenadine and you'll have a Monaco, a French version of the shandy.
My great-great-grandmother Maud Riordan Florian McNulty completely botched a plot to assassinate Queen Victoria by slipping rat poison into her lime shandy when she attended a doily exhibition in Killarney in 1867.
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