Ginger liqueur, ginger ale and gin combine to make this Gin and Ginger Cocktail a favorite!!
Last week my husband went out of town. One of his jobs around the house is to make our Friday and Saturday night cocktails. It’s not as difficult as it sounds. Friday nights are gin and tonics and Saturday nights are margaritas. We rarely stray too far from that formula. Then we drink those cocktails while sitting at our computers in the basement, either trolling the web or editing photos. Yes, we lead a terribly exciting life, aren’t you jealous? So, last Friday night, I was faced with making my own gin and tonics. I know…they are as easy as pie. But I was in the mood for kicking it up a bit and making a small pitcher, so I could work once and drink easily the rest of the night. I found this Gin and Ginger Cocktail at Sweet Paul’s website.
It sounded perfect. It served 4, so I sort of halved it and made a small pitcher. It was a great use for my homemade Ginger Liqueur. This cocktail was wonderful. I’ve already made it once more and I’m sure I’ll be making it pretty regularly. I love the way the ginger adds a spiciness to the cocktail. It’s super refreshing and so easy, you are going to make it over and over again too!
And now to my other announcement. I am ending Tipsy Tuesday. Oh, I’ll still be posting cocktails every Tuesday, I’m just not going to have the link up. I enjoyed seeing everyone’s cocktails, but I can visit you all without the linkup. My linky account is about to expire and it states that if you have a blog, you need a business account which is $20 a month, and I just don’t feel like it’s really worth it for me. That money can be better spent on more gin 🙂
- 6 oz gin
- 4 oz ginger liqueur
- 2 cups ginger ale
- juice of 2 limes
- lime wedge and candied ginger for garnish
- Mix all the ingredients in a small pitcher and stir. Pour into high ball glasses filled with ice. Garnish with lime wedge and candied ginger.
This week I am linking up with: Merry Monday | Amaze Me Monday | Lou Lou Girls | The Hearth and Soul | The SITS Girls | Full Plate Thursday | Funtastic Friday | Foodie Friday | Saucy Saturdays | Sunday Features