Ginger Beer Recipes


At Rocky's Ginger Beer, our top priority is keeping our customer's taste buds happy and coming back for more. Though our ginger beer can be enjoyed on its own, sometimes you feel the need to mix it up with some something a bit harder - which is where our alcoholic drink recipes come in!

To make your life easier, we've provided a list of delicious alcoholic mix drinks for you to try with Rocky's Ginger Beer. No more desperately searching the Internet for that perfect recipe; we have it right here for you.

Whether you're looking for something sweet, spicy or iced, we've got you covered. Rocky's Ginger Beer complements the ingredients in each of these drinks perfectly, and they're perfect for any occasion. No matter the company - whether you're in a group, with one friend, or having a drink to yourself - these mix drinks are sure to be a hit!

Try each of them for yourself - find your favorites or share them with your friends to find the perfect taste for your next occasion!

Moscow Mule

Ideally, this pre-WWII All American cocktail should be served in a chilled a copper mug with ice.

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  • 2 oz vodka
  • Rocky's Ginger Beer
  • lime wedge
  • Mint Leaves

Instructions
Add ice to your glass or copper mug. Pour vodka and lime juice over ice, fill with Rocky's Ginger Beer, and garnish with lime wedge and fresh mint leaves (optional).


Rocky's Southern Cousin

Taste what's hot south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Whether you're sunning at the pool or relaxing on the veranda, Rocky's Southern Cousin will be your best buddy. Forget the copper mug and serve this southern delight in a frosty hurricane glass or mason jar mug loaded with ice.

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • 2 oz Southern Comfort
  • 1/2 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 2 dashes bitters
  • Rocky's Ginger Beer
  • Ice for glasses
  • Fresh cilantro or lime to garnish

Instructions
Pour the Southern Comfort, lime juice and bitters into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake gently and strain into serving glass over ice. Top with Rocky's Ginger Beer, stir lightly, and garnish with fresh cilantro or lime.


Dark and Stormy

This classic cocktail has been served for centuries, either in a pirate's flagon, a copper mug, or over a tall cold glass of ice. We suggest you forget about the flagon and enjoy it icy cold!

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • 2 lime wedges (one to squeeze one to garnish)
  • 2 oz Dark Rum
  • 4 oz Rocky's Ginger Beer

Instructions
Add ice to your glass or mug, top with a squeeze of lime and 2 oz dark rum. Finish your Dark 'n Stormy with Rocky's Ginger Beer.


The Mexican Mule

Like the classic vodka based Moscow Mule, but with a kick of Tequila. Ole! Like its vodka counterpart, serve the Mexican Mule in an icy cold copper mug and let the fiesta begin.

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • 2 oz. tequila
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • Rocky's Ginger Beer to finish
  • Lime to garnish

Instructions
Fill your copper mug with ice, then add the tequila, lime juice, and finish with Rocky's Ginger Beer. Garnish with lime.


Spiced Apple Sangria

Perfect any season, this delicious sangria creation should be constructed ahead and served in copper mugs or rocks glasses.

Ingredients:

  • 1 750 ml bottle of Pinot Grigio
  • 3 cups natural apple cider
  • 3/4 cup White rum
  • 3 - 4 medium apples cored and thinly sliced
  • 3 2-inch orange peels
  • 4 3-inch cinnamon sticks
  • 2 teaspoons whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 2 -3 bottles of Rocky's Ginger Beer
  • Apple slices dipped in lemon water to reduce browning to garnish.

Instructions:
Mix the first 8 ingredients and chill, covered, in the refrigerator for at least 24 Hours. To serve: Strain mixture into a serving pitcher. Pour desired amount into individual glasses or mugs. Top generously with Chilled Rocky's Ginger Beer. Garnish with apple slice and enjoy.


The Mighty Kentucky Mule

Your Kentucky Derby Day alternative to the classic mint julip, sweet Kentucky bourbon gets a kick that makes this Mule a winner! Ideal to be served in a frosty mint julip cup or in a highball glass with ice.

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • 1-1/2 oz bourbon
  • Rocky's Ginger Beer
  • lemon slice to garnish
  • 2 mint sprigs

Instructions
Fill your glass, mint julip cup, or copper mug with ice, add bourbon. Top with Rocky's Ginger Beer and garnish with lemon and mint sprigs. You're off to the races!


Ginger Beer Margaritas

A tasty blend of Ginger and tequila that will make a traditional summer cocktail into a year-round favorite. Serve in a classic margarita glass rimmed with salt (optional)

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • Fresh Lime Juice (about 1 oz per drink)
  • 2 oz premium tequila
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 4 oz + 1 oz Rocky's Ginger Beer
  • Margarita salt or cocktail rim sugar to taste (optional)
  • Lime wedges

Instructions:
Moisten and rim margarita glasses with salt or sugar and set aside. Pour first three ingredients to cocktail shaker with 4 oz Rocky's Ginger Beer and ice. Shake gently and strain into margarita glass immediately. Top with additional Rocky's Ginger beer to taste. Garnish with lime wedge.


Rye Mule

Like the spicy brother of Bourbon, the flavor of rye is a perfect complement to the tangy bite of Rocky's Ginger Beer. You can skip the copper mug, and enjoy this cold refreshing beverage over a tall glass of ice.

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • 2 oz Rye
  • 4 oz Rocky's Ginger Beer
  • 1 Tbs freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Lime wedge to garnish

Instructions
Add desired amount of ice to glass. Top with Rye, then lime juice, and finish with Rocky's Ginger Beer. Stir, add garnish and enjoy!

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