Michelada Gingembre

Damian Windsor's favorite low-alcohol cocktail had been the Shandygaff (citrus soda mixed with lager) until he created a version with fresh ginger juice and a hoppy IPA; it was delicious. Adding a dash of hot sauce made the drink even better.

Cocktail recipe: Michelada Gingembre
Photo: © Lucas Allen
1 drink


  • Ice

  • 6 ounces chilled Sprite

  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 1 ounce Simple Syrup

  • 3/4 ounce fresh ginger juice (grated from a 2-inch piece of fresh ginger and pressed through a fine strainer)

  • Dash of jalapeño hot sauce

  • 12 ounces chilled IPA-style beer

  • Pinch of sea salt


  1. Fill a chilled pint glass halfway with ice. Add the Sprite, lemon juice, Simple Syrup, ginger juice and hot sauce; stir well. Add enough beer to fill the glass; top with the salt. As you finish the drink, continue to pour in more beer.

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