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).

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  • Mr. Policeman, I went to England with my grandma last summer, and I had a can of shandy, which is beer mixed with lemonade.

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  • A beer and a shandy were her limit and I know we dont drink much anymore but come on.

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  • And maybe on a very hot day a shandy, which is a mixture of beer and lemonade.

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  • It's a lemonade-ish beer a "shandy" is typically half lemonade, half wheat beer that goes down well bitterly cold.

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  • 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.

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  • He called it "shandy," and I felt as though the lemon soda was being punished.

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  • In the UK it's called "shandy" as i learned from google.

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  • Variations: Add a touch of grenadine and you'll have a Monaco, a French version of the shandy.

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  • 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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  • *cough*

    November 26, 2007

  • Variants include beer with sprite

    November 26, 2007