I have extra ginger ale and want to use it to make a gin-based cocktail.

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found a gin-based cocktail that would be perfect for using up your extra ginger ale. It has a high rating and is a classic and popular choice.
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You asked: Gin-based cocktails with ginger ale. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Gin Gin Mule

The Gin Gin Mule is a refreshing and zesty cocktail that combines the herbal notes of dry gin with the...

Lime juice (15ml), Ginger (60ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Ginger Beer (Top up), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Dry gin (60ml)

6 ingredients
4.48 / 5

Copper Gin

The combination of bitters and ginger ale gives this drink a deep copper colour.

Ginger Ale (180ml), Gin (45ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

3 ingredients
4 / 5

Gin Buck

The Gin Buck is a refreshing and zesty cocktail that has been enjoyed for many generations. It is believed to...

Lemon (30ml), Ginger Ale (Top up), Gin (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.97 / 5

Gin Highball

The Gin Highball is a refreshing and elegant cocktail that has been enjoyed for decades. Born in the early 20th...

Ginger Ale (Top up), Gin (30ml)

2 ingredients
3.92 / 5

Angostura Ginger Beer

Angostura Ginger Beer is a refreshing and unique cocktail that combines the spiciness of ginger ale with the depth of...

Ginger Ale (180ml), Angostura Bitters (7.5ml)

2 ingredients
3.9 / 5

Jack And Ginger

The Jack and Ginger cocktail is a simple, yet refreshing mix that marries the bold, oaky flavors of whiskey with...

Ginger Ale (150ml), Whiskey (60ml)

2 ingredients
3.89 / 5


A classic non-alcoholic drink, that is light and refreshing, perfect for a nice summer’s evening.

Ginger Ale (120ml), Lime Cordial (30ml), Ginger Beer (120ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
3.85 / 5

Pears Ginger

The Pears Ginger cocktail is a refreshing mix that combines the sweet and slightly floral notes of pear vodka with...

Ginger Ale (Top up), Lime juice (15ml), Pear vodka (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.7 / 5

Jerry & Ginger

The Jerry & Ginger cocktail is a simple yet refreshing blend that marries the warm, complex notes of spiced rum...

Ginger Ale (Top Up), Lime (2 wedges), Spiced rum (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.66 / 5

Campari Ginger

I just tried a spin on Campari and soda. A little sweeter with the ginger ale, and a little smoother...

Ginger Ale (120ml), Gin (30ml), Campari (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.58 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What cocktails can I make with gin and ginger ale?

You can make several cocktails with gin and ginger ale, such as a Gin Buck or Gin Highball for a refreshing choice.

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Can I use ginger ale as a mixer for gin?

Yes, ginger ale is a fantastic mixer for gin. It adds a sweet and spicy note that complements gin's botanical flavors.

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What are some popular mixers for gin besides ginger ale?

Other popular mixers for gin include tonic water, lemon or lime juice, and various fruit juices like cranberry or orange juice.

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How do you garnish gin cocktails?

Gin cocktails are often garnished with citrus slices, herbs like rosemary or mint, or even edible flowers to enhance their visual appeal and flavor.

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Is gin gluten-free?

Most gins are gluten-free because the distillation process removes gluten proteins, making them safe for those with gluten sensitivities. However, always check the label for specific product information.

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