Skip and go naked Cocktail Recipe

How to make the Skip and go naked Cocktail

The Skip and go naked cocktail is a beer based cocktail made with gin and sweet and sour mix. It’s an exercise in simplicity. The cocktail first appears in the Savoy Cocktail Book compiled by Harry Craddock in the year 1930. The Skip and Go Naked cocktail is 1 oz. gin, 2 oz. sweet and sour and topped with beer.


  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. Gin
  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. Sweet and Sour
  • Beer


  1. Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice.
  2. Garnish with a lemon slice.


My beer is a Cypriot beer named KEO. It is a light straw-colored lager with a thick head, and is sometimes compared to a pilsner in taste. The beer won the 1987 brewing industry world bottled lager competition Gold Medal.


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