Turn Your Favorite Beer Into Your Favorite CocktailBrent Rose9/06/13 5:00pmFiled to: happy hourbeersyrupscocktailsdrinkingboozeporterreductionsalcoholipa syrupipaBudweiserbud386EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkDo you want a beer, or do you want a cocktail? The answer is yes. You want both. Right now. Simultaneously. In a single glass.AdvertisementToday we're going to show you how to turn your old favorite beer into your new favorite syrup, and how to use it in a cocktail.It's Friday afternoon, you've made it through the long week, and it's time for Happy Hour, Gizmodo's weekly booze column. A cocktail shaker full of innovation, science, and alcohol. Would this be good on pancakes?I was first turned onto this concept when I was at the Beefeater distillery in London earlier this year. There, Tim Stones (one of Beefeater's brand ambassadors) made me a drink called the London Mule, originally created by Angus Zou at Alchemy, Taipei. It was fantastic, and it called for an ingredient I'd never seen before: Porter Syrup.