Unleash Winter Vibes with the Dirty Snowman Beer Cocktail

As the winter chill sets in, it’s time to cozy up with a drink that captures the essence of the season. Enter the “Dirty Snowman” beer cocktail – a delightful blend of flavors that will warm you up from the inside out. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or just craving a unique beverage, this festive concoction is sure to be a hit. Let’s dive into the recipe and discover the magic of the Dirty Snowman.


  • Ithaca Vanilla Beer
  • 1.25 oz. cognac
  • 1/2 oz. simple syrup
  • Splash of coconut milk
  • 1 t chocolate chips (plus more for garnish)
  • 1 t crumbled crumbled gingerbread cookie (plus more for garnish)


  1. Prepare the Glass: In a pint glass or shaker, muddle one teaspoon of the chocolate chips and the simple syrup.
  2. Add Crushed Ice: Add the cognac and a splash of coconut milk, and shake with ice.
  3. Pour into the Glass: Strain into a glass and top with Ithaca Vanilla Beer.
  4. Garnish (Optional): For an extra touch of winter wonder, consider garnishing your Dirty Snowman with whipped cream, chocolate chips, and crumbled gingerbread cookies.
  5. Serve and Enjoy: Your Dirty Snowman beer cocktail is ready to be enjoyed! Sip on this frosty creation and let the flavors transport you to a winter wonderland.

Customize Your Dirty Snowman:

Feel free to get creative with this recipe. Adjust the proportions to suit your taste preferences or experiment with different beer styles to find your perfect combination. The Dirty Snowman is a versatile cocktail that welcomes personalization.

Whether you’re celebrating the holidays, hosting a winter-themed party, or simply craving a unique drink, the Dirty Snowman beer cocktail is a delightful choice. Cheers to winter vibes and the joy of crafting memorable beverages!

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