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Blackberry Royale

Serious Eats Heather Meldrom 1 comment

An iced down twist on the classic Kir Royale, this updated version incorporates spicy ginger beer. More

Blarney Stone

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

This easy highball is adapted from a recipe from Brian Means of The Fifth Floor in San Francisco. You can adjust the lime juice to your taste depending on how sweet your ginger beer is. More

Rhubarb and Ginger Cocktail

Serious Eats Kelly Carámbula 1 comment

Since rhubarb is on the tart side, it's often paired with sweet, summery fruits like strawberry or raspberry, but one of my favorite rhubarb combos is rhubarb and ginger. More

Ginger Beer

Serious Eats Peter Reed 26 comments

Ginger beer is ginger ale's sinister cousin: much or ginger and a little less sweet, but still (mostly) non-alcoholic. It can be made easily at home with simple ingredients and materials. More

Prince Harry Cocktail

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

This delicious and intense cocktail—a distant cousin of the Dark and Stormy—is tangy and much less sweet than you'd expect, with a brooding background of ginger root lurking just behind the richness of rum. More

Apricot Rum Fizz

Serious Eats Heather Arndt Anderson 1 comment

This cocktail is a slightly modified version of Toast's Apricot Fizz. Not that their drinks aren't brilliant, mind, it's just that I personally don't care for spiced rum (I think the "spice" is added by distillers in attempt to mask the lower quality of the rum), and I prefer the sharp sass of ginger beer over ginger ale's plebeian sweetness. More

Hard Cider Ginger Shandy

Serious Eats Heather Arndt Anderson Post a comment

The Shandy traditionally mixes beer and lemonade or beer and citrusy soda, but I think a spicy, nonalcoholic ginger beer is a wonderful twist. More

Dark & Stormy

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The classic, as served at The Spotted Pig in New York. Lime juice cuts the sweetness of ginger beer and Gosling's Rum while heightening the ginger's sharp bite. More

Moscow Mule

Serious Eats Paul Clarke 7 comments

The story goes that in 1941, in an effort to market the then-exotic Russian spirit, executives from Heublein—then owners of Smirnoff vodka—collaborated with the owner of the Cock 'n Bull Tavern in Hollywood to create this simple, memorable drink composed of vodka, ginger beer, and lime juice, served over ice in a copper mug. More

Cider Cocktail: Young Buck

Serious Eats Chris Lehault 1 comment

The Young Buck combines semi-dry sparking cider and ginger beer for a cocktail that is full of flavor but light in alcohol. More

All the King's Men

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

This gingery cocktail was an instant favorite for us. It's smooth from the Averna, spicy from ginger beer and reposado tequila, and fruity and tart from the addition of ruby port and freshly squeezed lemon juice. More

Scooped: Ginger Beer, Rum, and Coconut Sorbet

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 8 comments

Only after I served this was I told it was basically a scoopable Dark and Stormy. But that's no problem for me—the combination of ginger beer and dark rum is pretty awesome. More

Time for a Drink: Anejo Highball

Serious Eats Paul Clarke 2 comments

Anejo Highball. [Flickr: teamperks] During the dark, dry years of Prohibition, thousands of thirsty Americans made it a point of vacationing in Cuba. Not only did the island nation offer an alluring Caribbean climate, but Havana was home to... More

Cook the Book: Moscow Mule

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 5 comments

[Flickr: svanes] After a beautifully written introduction by Ruth Reichl, Gourmet Today starts out, as most good things do, with cocktails. Cocktails are a great way to start a meal and as it turns out, to start a book too.... More

Time for a Drink: Mamie Taylor

Serious Eats Paul Clarke 2 comments

For fortification, the Mamie Taylor relies on blended scotch, but while this dark spirit can evoke the cooler months, fresh lime juice lightens the spirit's ponderous demeanor, and a spicy ginger ale or ginger beer places it firmly in summer-cooler territory. More

Cocktail: The Dark 'n' Stormy

Serious Eats Erin Zimmer 4 comments

The Bermudan dark rum–based Dark and Stormy, made with ginger beer and lime juice. It kind of tastes like a citrus-spiked gingerbread cookie (in a good way). The rum makes you feel all warm inside, but the lime aftertaste reminds you that gingerbread isn't for a few more months. This one's so easy to swallow, perhaps it could be considered a girly drink? But then again, old Bermudan men down these all the time. More

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