3 tasty Gin and Ginger ale cocktails

These two go together like bread and butter!

What is ginger ale? This is simple. A carbonated soft drink flavoured with ginger. It is sweeter than a  ginger beer. There are two types of ginger ale: golden style and dry style ( less of a ginger flavor, pale in color). 

If you want to know more about what different methods of making cocktails are out  there, or you want more explanations on how to, you can check our free bartending course here. 

Let’s get to it!


Watermelon vibe

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml Gin
  • 25 ml fresh lime juice 
  • 25 ml watermelon syrup 
  • Ginger ale 
  • Ice
  • Garnish: 3 small watermelon slices, bushy mint tip

Tools 

  • Shaker 
  • Cocktail strainer 
  • Tea strainer
  • Bar spoon  
  • Balloon glass


The how to 

In your shaker add the gin, lime juice, watermelon syrup, ice and shake well. Double strain it in your glass over ice and top the glass with your Ginger ale and stir gently.

Garnish with the watermelon slices and the mint.


SGA

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml Gin
  • 25 ml fresh lime juice 
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 25 ml fresh orange juice 
  • Ginger ale 
  • 10 ml simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Garnish:  2 orange wheels ,1 lemon wheel

Tools 

  • Shaker 
  • Cocktail strainer 
  • Tea strainer 
  • Bar spoon 
  • Balloon glass


The how to 

In your shaker add the gin, lime juice, orange juice, the bitter dashes ice and shake well. Double strain it in your glass over ice and top the glass with your ginger ale and stir gently. 

Garnish with your citrus wheels. 


Tropical feelings

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml Gin
  • 25 ml fresh lime juice 
  • 10 ml passion fruit syrup 
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 25 ml mango nectar
  • Ginger ale 
  • Ice
  • Garnish: mango slice, bushy mint tip

Tools 

  • Shaker
  • Muddler  
  • Cocktail strainer 
  • Tea strainer 
  • Bar spoon
  • Collins glass


The how to 

In your shaker add the mint leaves and press them gently with your mudler. Add the gin, lime juice, passion fruit syrup,mango nectar,ice and shake well. Double strain it in your glass over ice and top the glass with your ginger ale. Don’t forget to stir. 

Garnish with the mango slice and the sexy mint.


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