The Porcupine


Here's a summer cocktail beer fans will love: Flavors of pineapple and rosemary mix with pale ale and white wine for a tasty drink. Garnish with pineapple wedges and rosemary sprigs.

Porcupine drink
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
15 mins
Chill Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 15 mins


  • 2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice

  • 2 3-inch sprigs fresh rosemary

  • 4 12 ounce bottle pale ale beer, such as Sierra Nevada, chilled

  • 1 750 milliliter bottle sparkling dry white wine, such as Prosecco, chilled

  • Pineapple wedges

  • Fresh rosemary sprigs


  1. In a small saucepan combine pineapple juice and 2 sprigs rosemary. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 15 minutes or until mixture is reduced to about 1 cup. Strain juice into a bowl; discard solids. Cover and chill for 1 to 48 hours.

  2. In an extra-large bowl combine the strained juice, beer, and wine. Serve in wine glasses garnished with pineapple wedges and additional rosemary sprigs.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

126 Calories
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 126
% Daily Value *
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 7.1mg 36%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 138mg 3%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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