15 Drinks With Ginger Beer to Make at Home

moscow mule cocktails in hammered copper mugs and lime garnish
Photo: bibi

Add a touch of spice to your next drink with a splash of ginger beer. Whether you're in the mood for a classic cocktail or something new and exciting, you'll want to bookmark this collection of ginger beer drinks.

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Dark 'n' Stormy

Dark 'n' Stormy Cocktail
Paulette Macdonald

Here's another ginger beer classic. Fun fact: The three-ingredient Dark 'n' Stormy is the (unofficial) national drink of Bermuda.

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Summertime Mule

overhead of ginger beer cocktail with cucumber in copper mug
Buckwheat Queen

We love this crisp and refreshing twist on the Moscow mule. The best part? You can easily adapt this recipe to accommodate whatever you have in your summer garden.

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The Krank's Caribbean Mule

overhead of cranberry moscow mule in copper mug
Buckwheat Queen

Inspired by the Jamie Lee Curtis holiday film Christmas with the Kranks, this delightfully festive cocktail is packed with cranberry flavor. The rosemary sprig adds a touch of earthiness that we absolutely love.

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Moscow Mule Cocktail

moscow mule cocktails in hammered copper mugs and lime garnish
bibi

No surprise here — the Moscow mule is the ultimate ginger beer cocktail. Break out your copper mug and fill 'er up with this tried-and-true recipe. Don't forget to garnish with lime!

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Black Ginger Cocktail

Black Ginger Cocktail in a clear glass
Christina

"Loved this drink," user Mary Steffens Arima says of the signature cocktail of Escondite in Los Angeles. "Great color and combo of flavors — didn't change anything. Thank you!"

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Carrot Ginger Mules

pitcher of carrot ginger mules with copper mugs
Allrecipes Magazine

A delicious ginger beer cocktail that packs a nutritious punch? Sign us up! Get your daily dose of vitamin A with this vibrant carrot drink.

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Ruby Rum Buck

Ruby Rum Buck
Matt Wencl

Think a classic Dark 'n' Stormy, but with a floral twist. This gorgeous and flavorful cocktail is perfect for outdoor summer sipping.

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Rum Swizzles

Rum Swizzles
Jennifer Baker

"This is so good and would be perfect for brunch instead of (or in addition to) mimosas," according to user Jennifer Baker. "Plus, you get vitamin C! Delicious!!"

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Smoky Irish Wolfhound

grapefruit cocktail with straw
France C

There's a lot going on in this Smoky Irish Wolfhound — and it sounds incredible. The tart grapefruit juice is balanced by the smoky salt, ginger beer, and Irish whiskey.

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Blueberry-Bourbon Shrub

Blueberry-Bourbon Shrub
Photo by Allrecipes Magazine.

Creating your own shrub, a non-alcoholic syrup made with fruit, sugars, and vinegars, is an easy way to channel your inner mixologist. Serve this refreshing cocktail in a highball glass with a straw.

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Strawberry Fizz

strawberry cocktail with raspberries in pint glass
Soup Loving Nicole

This non-alcoholic cocktail is great for kids and adults alike. Of course, if you're serving the 21+ crowd, you can totally spike this with vodka.

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Dark 'n' Stormy Ginger

Dark 'n' Stormy Ginger cocktail with a slice of lime
Buckwheat Queen

Here's another take on the traditional Dark 'n' Stormy. The best part? This gorgeous layered cocktail is totally Insta-worthy.

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Holiday Mule Mocktail

Looking for an impressive non-alcoholic cocktail to serve at your next winter get together? Your search ends here. This festive drink will get everyone in the holiday spirit.

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Cedarwood

Cedarwood
Allrecipes Trusted Brands

This fruity drink actually calls for ginger ale, but you can substitute ginger beer for a spicier kick. With just four ingredients, it's super easy to whip up on a hot summer night.

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Mezcal Mule

"Moscow mules are usually made with vodka, but by using mezcal instead, you get a slightly smoky twist. The smoky flavor is due to the underground ovens filled with volcanic rock, coal, and wood that are used to cook the agave to produce the mezcal," says Allrecipes Allstar France C.

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