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EASY DRINK RECIPES - 3 Ginger Beer Cocktails


We're spicing things up for fall with three easy and boozy Ginger Beer Cocktails! From the traditional Moscow Mule and Dark & Stormy to a zesty Lemon Cocktail, we have drinks to get you through sweater weather.

1. STRAWBERRY BASIL MOSCOW MULE

Ingredients:

3 fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
3 fresh basil leaves, torn
2 tsp fresh lime juice
2 oz vodka
Crushed ice
Ginger beer

Fresh strawberry, for garnish
Fresh basil, for garnish

Directions:

1) In a tumbler, muddle strawberries, basil and lime juice. Stir in vodka and add crushed ice filling the glass ¾ full.
2) Top with ginger beer and garnish with strawberries and basil.

Serves 1

2. LEMON GINGER COCKTAIL

Ingredients:

1 small sprig fresh rosemary, chopped
2 slices fresh ginger, peeled
2 tsp fresh lemon juice
1½ oz gin
Ginger beer

Rosemary sprig, for garnish
Lemon slices, for garnish

Directions:

1) Using a tall glass, muddle rosemary, ginger slices and lemon juice.
2) Fill glass with ice and stir in gin.
3) Top with ginger beer and garnish with rosemary and lemon slices.

Serves 1

3. DARK & STORMY COCKTAIL

Ingredients:

2 tsp fresh lime juice
3 dashes bitters
2 oz dark rum
Ginger beer

Lime wedge, for garnish

Directions:

1) Fill a tall glass with ice.
2) Pour lime juice, bitters and rum over the ice.
3) Top with ginger beer, stir and garnish with lime wedge.

Serves 1


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