Jerry & Ginger
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Jerry & Ginger
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The Jerry & Ginger cocktail is a simple yet refreshing blend that marries the warm, complex notes of spiced rum with the zesty, effervescent kick of ginger ale. Typically served ... more The Jerry & Ginger cocktail is a simple yet refreshing blend that marries the warm, complex notes of spiced rum with the zesty, effervescent kick of ginger ale. Typically served in a highball glass, this drink is a casual, easy-to-enjoy beverage that combines the nuanced flavors of the Caribbean with the spicy punch of ginger. The additional hint of lime brings a subtle citrus twist to the cocktail, enhancing its overall vibrancy. Ideal for sipping on a warm day or as a relaxed evening drink, the Jerry & Ginger offers a laid-back experience for those who appreciate a gently spiced, flavorful concoction.
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Spiced rum
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4% | 1.2 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Top Up Top Up Top Up
2 wedges 2 wedges 2 wedges
30ml 1oz 3cl

Method
How to make a Jerry & Ginger

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a glass with ice and squeeze in the lime
, leaving the wedges in the glass
Add a shot of Sailor Jerry
Top up with ginger ale, stir and serve
~ Vary the amount of ginger ale depending on your taste. ~

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute a different type of rum if I don't have spiced rum for the Jerry & Ginger?

Yes, you can substitute a different type of rum if you don’t have spiced rum. While spiced rum adds a unique flavor profile to the Jerry & Ginger, using a dark rum or even a white rum can still create a delicious cocktail. Keep in mind that the flavor will be slightly different but still enjoyable.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Jerry & Ginger cocktail?

To enhance the appearance and add a touch of extra flavor to your Jerry & Ginger cocktail, consider garnishing with a lime wheel or a sprig of fresh mint. These garnishes complement the ginger and lime flavors already present in the drink. Additionally, a thin slice of ginger can add a beautiful look and a zesty bite.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is there a specific way to stir the Jerry & Ginger to best blend the flavors?

For the Jerry & Ginger, gently stir the ingredients together in the highball glass filled with ice. The key is to stir enough to mix the spiced rum and lime juice with the ginger ale thoroughly, but not so vigorously that you lose too much carbonation from the ginger ale. Aim for a gentle, circular stirring motion for about 10-20 seconds.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal serving temperature for a Jerry & Ginger?

The Jerry & Ginger is best served cold. Use plenty of ice in a highball glass to ensure the cocktail is chilled. If you are prepping the cocktail in advance, keep it in the refrigerator until serving time. The use of cold ginger ale and lime wedges straight from the fridge will also help maintain a refreshing serving temperature.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What types of occasions is the Jerry & Ginger cocktail best suited for?

The Jerry & Ginger, with its refreshing and zesty profile, is perfect for summer gatherings, outdoor barbecues, and casual meetups. Its easy preparation and cooling effect make it an excellent choice for warm-weather occasions or any event where a light, enjoyable drink is desired.

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