Ginger Ale

Some tangy cocktails for reckless redheaded tee-totallers! They all require a good swig of ginger ale.

Shirley Temple This cocktail is said to have been invented for the child star who was too young to partake of the more alcoholic drinks enjoyed at parties by her co-stars.

  • Ginger ale
  • Grenadine
  • A wedge of lemon

Fill a highball glass with ice. Add a couple of dashes of grenadine before filling with ginger ale. Squeeze the juice from the lemon wedge into the drink. Garnish with a cherry.

Virgin Caipirinha

  • 1 lime, diced
  • 1 lemon, diced
  • 1 orange, diced
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Ginger ale

Place the fruit in a jug. Add the sugar and stir until juices are released from the fruit. Strain into ice-filled tumblers and top up with ginger ale. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Orange Spice

  • 1 part orange juice
  • 1 part ginger ale

Fill a highball glass with ice cubes. Half fill with orange juice and top up with ginger ale. Stir gently. Garnish with a slice of orange.

Ginger Juice

  • 100 ml apple juice
  • 50 ml pear juice
  • 20 ml lemon juice
  • 1 root ginger, grated
  • Ginger ale

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the fruit juices and grated ginger. Shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass and top with ginger ale. Garnish with a slice of apple.

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