Clementine Fletcher:

Heineken’s journey to find the next big thing in beer has taken the company back almost a century. Invented in Germany in 1922 to cater to sportsmen seeking a halfway house between a beer and a soft drink, the radler gained popularity in the country and central Europe in bars and restaurants. Drinkers may also have tried a similar tipple by asking for a panache in Paris, or a shandy in a British pub.

Travesty or tasty?