This isn’t your kids soda pop. Nope. This is made for you! Grab some QC Malt, kick back, and enjoy being an adult.
Recently the makers of QC Malt reached out to me and asked if I’d like to sample some of their new malt beverages. OF COURSE I WOULD! I don’t drink a lot of beers or even malt beverages, but I had recently tried some hard cherry soda and I loved it, so I was stoked to try out QC Malts.
Two Yummy Flavors
They currently have two flavors, Lemon Shrub, and Old Dutch. So Lemon Shrub is just what it sounds like. A tangy, hard, lemon pop, with a burst of citrus flavor. My husband is a huge citrus soda fan, and to say he loved this flavor is an understatement. If you too love lemony sodas then I guarantee you’ll love Lemon Shrub.
I couldn’t wait to crack open a can of QC Malt’s Old Dutch. I have been a huge fan of birch beer since I was just a young kid. Over the years, I have tried every brand I could get my hands on, so the fact that QC Malt offers up an “adult” version was right up my alley! I wasn’t disappointed. I love it! (And I’m not sharing it with my husband either!)
Proud to be a malt beverage
QC Malt is of course a malt beverage. (It’s in the name.) And the makers are proud of it! Their beverages start with four simple ingredients. Malted barley, hops, yeast, and good old water! They use all natural flavors, and even pure cane sugar. What they don’t use is High Fructose Corn Syrup, and they even craft it to remove the Gluten.
They make a great mixer!
If you’re more of a mixed drink person, the people at QC Malt have some great recipe ideas for their beverages. Their Lemon Shrub Bramble sounds absolutely divine! Just grab a Collins glass, a can of Lemon Shrub, some blackberries, Gin, Lemon Juice and Simple Syrup. (See their website for the entire recipe) Trust me, this looks and sounds fantastic. I need to get at the other stuff so I can make some of these for my husband and I. Spring is coming, and this would be a perfect drink for those warmer days!
How about a Dutch Julep?
My husband really likes this recipe, as it includes his favorite rum. (However, he needs to get him own Old Dutch because I’m not sharing mine!) Simply combine spiced rum, simple syrup, Old Dutch and some fresh mint leaves. Sounds refreshing right?
I made a float with half a can of the Old Dutch. I used chocolate ice cream and poured half a can over it. Oh my goodness! It was so tasty!! I will definitely be enjoying another one soon!
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