Posts Tagged ‘Ginger ale’

Weekly Boozer: Cuban Bul

In Uncategorized, Weekly Boozer on August 21, 2011 at 9:53 pm

It’s no bull. It’s a BOOL. This is a beer spritzer which is popular in Cuba. It’s refreshing, cool and an easy sipper for the summer! I’m a sucker for anything with lime in it and this is a real treat. Enjoy.


1/3 cup fresh lime juice
1 (12 ounce) bottle of pilsner beer, chilled
1 (12 ounce) bottle of ginger ale, chilled
4 lime slices, optional
plenty of ice!!
*if you like a sweeter spritzer add a Tbsp or two of Agave or simple syrup.

Directions: Combine the first 3 ingredients in a pitcher, we used Beck’s for the beer (*sweeten if you like); serve over ice with lime garnish. Sip your day away! This makes about 4 glasses – so feel free to double or triple the recipe!!


Weekly Boozer: Jim Beam & Ginger Ale

In Uncategorized, Weekly Boozer on March 26, 2011 at 5:45 pm

I realized when I chose this that it will be the second Ginger Ale based cocktail in a short time.  But, it is H-O-T  hot down here in Central Texas and this is a very cooling and refreshing drink.  In fact, we were first introduced to this upon moving to the Hill Country and it quickly became one of my husband’s favorites.  He loves Jim Beam – me not the most avid fan, but there is something about the sweet sparkle of the ginger ale cut by that Kentucky Bourbon twang that quite simply works.


You can of course make this libation, the recipe is on the Jim Beam website. Alas to me it is just not the same as the stuff from the can.  Which by the way is good straight from the can, but on a hot spring day such as this a little ice never hurt anything.  Hope the rest of your weekend is cool and refreshing ♥

Weekly Boozer: Kahlúa Ginger Ale

In Uncategorized, Weekly Boozer on February 19, 2011 at 9:23 pm

Ginger Ale adds a sweet and refreshing twist to this popular coffee flavored liqueur.  Imagine if you will coffee flavored soda with an adult kick! Very tasty!  I always think cream, coffee, etc. when using Kahlúa, so this was an attempt to branch out and I am glad I did!!

Kahlúa Ginger Ale

recipe from Kahlúa website


2 parts KAHLÚA
4 parts Ginger ale

Directions: Fill a highball glass with ice, add Kahlúa and ginger ale, then stir. Enjoy!

So simple… how could it be wrong? 🙂


Weekly Boozer: Pimm’s No. 1

In Uncategorized, Weekly Boozer on December 3, 2010 at 6:10 pm

Where do all of these things belong??

In Pimm’s Cup of course!

Pimm’s No. 1 is a gin-based drink containing quinine and a secret mixture of spices and herbs.  The most common cocktail recipe for this British liquor is Pimm’s Cup, which is still the traditional drink of Wimbledon (with visitors to the matches consuming some 40,000 pints a year – that’s a lot of cups!!).  Recipes vary from mixing Pimm’s No. 1 with lemonade, ginger-ale, and lemon-lime soda.  The other variable is which fruits garnish our “Cup”, but the one constant garnish is cucumber.  Here is the recipe we used:

Pimm’s Cup

  • 1 lemon, sliced into thin wedges
  • 1 lime, sliced into thin wedges
  • 1 orange, sliced into 1-inch wedges
  • 1 1/4 oz. Pimm’s No.1 Cup
  • 3 oz. lemon-lime soda, or ginger ale
  • 1 cucumbers, cut into 1/4-inch lengths
In a highball glass, place  lemons, limes, and oranges. Add Pimm’s, and muddle.  Fill the glass 3/4 full with ice.  Fill glass with soda; stir.  Place cucumber spear in each glass; serve. (we used ginger ale and it made for a tasty treat!)
My take on this tasty concoction, well think British Long Island Ice Tea.  You definitely get the gin in this juice, but it has other intriguing notes which are hard to pin down and keep you tasting for more!