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Ginger ale cocktail

Ginger ale cocktail

The taste of ginger is not only delicious in the form of ginger beer or ginger tea, but also in a cocktail. There are many different cocktail recipes that use ginger. In this article, we specifically look at ginger ale cocktails and share three variations of ginger ale cocktail recipes with you. It is actually a fizzy soft drink containing ginger. It contains a lot of added sugars, which is why G'nger is a perfect alternative for use in cocktails. G'nger ginger ale lends itself perfectly to use in various delicious cocktails, both with and without alcohol.

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Ginger ale cocktail recipes

With gin

The first variation of this cocktail is with gin. These are the ingredients of this cocktail:

  • G'nger Original
  • 5 cl Gin
  • 10 cl Sparkling mineral water
  • Ice cubes
  • A slice of lemon


First put the ice cubes and the slice of lemon in a glass. Then add the gin and a dash of G'nger Original for the ultimate ginger flavour. You can decide how strong you want this taste to be by adding a little more or less G'nger Original. Stir and enjoy!

With rum

Another variation on the ginger ale cocktail is with rum. You will need the following ingredients for this cocktail:

  • G'nger Original
  • 5 cl Rum (preferably dark rum)
  • 10 cl Sparkling mineral water
  • Ice cubes
  • One slice of lime


This cocktail is also very easy to make: first, put the ice cubes and the lime slice in a glass. Add the rum and a dash of G'nger Original to taste. Stir carefully in the glass and your cocktail is ready.

Ginger ale cocktail
ginger ale cocktail

Cocktail without alcohol

Looking for a cocktail without alcohol, or rather a mocktail? There are plenty of recipes for this too. Here's our favourite recipe and the ingredients for this mocktail:

  • 15 cl sparkling mineral water
  • G'nger Original
  • One slice of lime
  • Sprig of mint
  • Ice cubes


Put the ice cubesamen with the lime slice and the sprig of mint in a glass. Then pour in the water and a little G'nger Original. Stir the mocktail after this. Enjoy!

What drinks can be mixed with ginger ale?

Above you have read about three different cocktail and mocktail recipes. However, these are only a few variations of the ginger ale cocktail. There are many different drinks that you can use. Some examples of suitable drinks are:

  • Whiskey
  • Rum
  • Gin
  • Licor 43
  • Vodka

It is definitely worth trying out some different drinks in your cocktail to see what your favourite variation of this cocktail is!

Which whiskey?

In the list of drinks above, one of the options mentioned is whiskey. Now whiskey is a very broad term and you might wonder what kind of whiskey you can best use in a ginger ale cocktail. Generally speaking, there are two different types of whiskey: the sweeter version (bourbon whiskey) and the sharper version (rye whiskey), in between which there are several varieties. For the ginger ale cocktail it is best to choose a whiskey in between, also called a blend whiskey.

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