Made with a delicious home-brewed ginger syrup and finished with fresh mint and a lime wedge, our Whiskey Ginger elevates the classic to a whole new level.
A whiskey ginger is a hot-weather drink that will cool you off fast! Pour it cold over ice with a squeeze of lime and a sprig of fresh mint, and you've got it made in the shade.
A few years back when we started making homemade ginger syrup, the first thing we thought of was how great it would taste in a Whiskey Ginger.
WOW, were we right! It takes a little extra time up front to make the ginger syrup, but it totally is worth the effort.
You can definitely make this cocktail with a good ginger beer instead if you want. Just sub in about 6 ounces of ginger beer for the ginger syrup and club soda. However, if you can swing it, give the homemade syrup a try. Enjoy!
How to Make this Recipe
Fill a tumble (or other “short glass”) three-quarters full with cubed ice.
Over the ice, pour 3 tablespoons of ginger syrup, 4 ounces club soda, and a shot of whiskey.
Rub the glass rim with a lime slice, and garnish with lime and a mint leaf.
Adjust amounts to be as strong as you like.
TIP: Make this cocktail with Irish Whiskey and serve it up in a cold copper mug and you've got yourself an Irish Mule. Enjoy one on Saint Patrick’s Day or any time of year!
Whiskey Ginger with Lime
- 1 short glass
- 1-1½ ounce Homemade Ginger Syrup depending on your tastes
- 1½ ounce whiskey
- 3-4 ounces club soda or seltzer water
- 1 small lime wedge
- 1 mint leaf
- Fill a tumble (or other “short glass”) three-quarters full with cubed ice.
- Over the ice, pour 3 tablespoons of ginger syrup, 4 ounces club soda, and a shot of whiskey.
- Rub the glass rim with a lime slice, and garnish with lime and a mint leaf.
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