Ginger Beer Cocktails
Bourbon, rosemary and lots of fresh ginger transform a summery Moscow Mule into a perfect winter cocktail. If you prefer vodka, feel free to swap it in for the bourbon.
This riff on a Dark and Stormy is from Sean Kenyon, the owner and barkeep of Williams & Graham in Denver. "With a hurricane of spices in the rum as well as ginger and Angostura bitters, it may seem too much," he says, "but the peaches tie it all together."
These super-easy drinks are made with Hoegaarden, ginger beer, mint and lemon.
El Gusano Rojo
This downtown Portland cocktail lounge, which is popular with students from the nearby Maine College of Art, features local art, DJs and live bands.
This classy, Cognac-based drink is sweet and gingery.
This bourbon based party punch will please any thirsty crowd.
Hibiscus-Ginger Beer Zingers
Rio-Style Ginger Beer Floats
Eric Ripert's sweet, fizzy drink, made with orange juice, passion fruit and mango sorbet, is his Brazilian take on a typical American root beer float.