In this easy-drinking beer cocktail, the concentrated raisin flavor of the sherry, the honeyed quality of the Benedictine liqueur, and the oatmeal stout add up to something like "breakfast in a glass."
MAKES 1 DRINK
1 oz. Lustau East India sherry
½ oz. Benedictine
Sixpoint oatmeal stout
1. Stir sherry and Benedictine and pour into a pilsner glass. Top with stout and garnish with grated nutmeg.
14 oz instant chocolate pudding mix
16 oz Cool Whip
1 package chocolate cake mix
1 cup kahlua (or coconut rum, or amaretto – you get the idea)
6 candy bars, chopped (skor bars are usually called for – but use your imagination)
3 bananas, sliced
1 tbsp toasted coconut
Layer all ingredients in a trifle bowl.