A variant is the fir tree top – predominantly lager but with a very small quantity of cola added. In the Netherlands, Sneeuwwitje (Snowwhite) is 7UP or Sprite with a bit of draught pilsner added to create some foam.A shandygaff is an older British name for beer mixed with ginger beer or ginger ale; the earliest written record of the word dates back to 1853. Australian variant 1/2 and 1/2 Stout and Lemonade (traditionally Coopers Best Extra Stout) In England, Wales and Scotland, a lager top is a lager with a "dash" of lemonade, so that it is effectively the strongest variant of shandy.In some jurisdictions, the low alcohol content of shandies makes them exempt from laws governing the sale of alcoholic beverages.("beer-based mixed drinks") are popular in Germany.
In Spain, a "clara" is the combination of 50% beer and 50% gaseosa (soda, like Sprite) or lemon soda. Radler (German for "cyclist") has a long history in German-speaking regions.
It commonly consists of a mixture of beer and sparkling lemonade.