What cocktails can I make with ginger beer if I have most other ingredients?

Cocktail Colin says:

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If you're looking to make a great cocktail using ginger beer, you've got some excellent choices, each offering its own unique twist on a classic flavor profile. First up, I'd recommend the Moscow Mule, which boasts a high rating of 4.63/5. This iconic cocktail combines vodka, lime juice, and ginger beer for a refreshing and crisp drink that has stood the test of time. Its sharp and tangy flavors, along with the spicy kick from the ginger beer, make it a favorite worldwide. Plus, it's not only delicious but also famously served in a stylish copper mug, making it a feast for the eyes as well. Another fantastic option is the Ginger Mojito with a rating of 4.6/5. This drink takes the traditional Mojito and gives it a spicy, zesty twist with the addition of ginger beer and fresh ginger pieces. Alongside white rum, lime juice, mint, and a touch of sugar syrup, this beverage is both invigorating and refreshing. If you're in the mood for something festive, try the Moscow Reindeer with a score of 4.5/5. It's a vibrant take on the Moscow Mule but adds mint leaves for an extra burst of flavor. Served in a lowball glass, it's a perfect choice for those who enjoy a minty freshness in their cocktail. The Gin Gin Mule is another standout, rated 4.48/5. This drink blends dry gin with lime juice, fresh ginger, sugar syrup, and ginger beer, all topped with a dash of Angostura Bitters. It's a perfect option for gin lovers who appreciate a cocktail with a bit of complexity and a balanced interplay of sweetness and spice. Lastly, the Jamaican Mule offers a tantalizing twist with spiced rum instead of vodka, creating a tropical, Caribbean flair. With a rating of 4/5, this cocktail combines ginger beer, sugar syrup, and lime juice to provide a perfect balance of sweetness, spice, and tang. All these choices effectively use ginger beer and can be tailored to suit your taste preference and the ingredients you have on hand. Enjoy mixing up your chosen cocktail!

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You asked: Cocktails with ginger beer. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Moscow Mule

Moscow Mule is a classic cocktail with a rich history and a refreshing flavour profile. It is believed to have...

Vodka (45ml), Lime juice (10ml), Ginger Beer (120ml)

3 ingredients
4.63 / 5

Ginger Mojito

The Ginger Mojito is a zesty twist on the classic Mojito cocktail. This refreshing beverage expertly blends the warmth of...

Lime juice (15ml), Mint Leaves (12), Ginger Beer (Top up), Sugar Syrup (15ml), White rum (30ml), Ginger (3 pieces)

6 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Moscow Reindeer

The Moscow Reindeer is a festive twist on the classic Moscow Mule, featuring a refreshing blend of vodka, tangy lime...

Vodka (60ml), Lime juice (22.5ml), Mint Leaves (8), Ginger Beer (180ml)

4 ingredients
4.5 / 5

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

Jamaican Mule

The Jamaican Mule is a tantalizing twist on the traditional Moscow Mule, drawing its unique charm from the introduction of...

Ginger Beer (60ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Lime juice (12.5ml), Spiced rum (30ml)

4 ingredients
4 / 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


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

Brazilian Mule

The Brazilian Mule is a tropical twist on the classic Moscow Mule, substituting the traditional vodka with cachaça, the national...

Lime (3), Ginger Beer (800ml), Cachaça (200ml)

3 ingredients
3.62 / 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 types of cocktails can I make using ginger beer?

Ginger beer is a versatile ingredient that complements various spirits, resulting in delightful cocktails such as the Moscow Mule, Ginger Mojito, and Jamaican Mule, among others.

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What makes the Moscow Mule a popular choice with ginger beer?

The Moscow Mule combines vodka, lime juice, and ginger beer, creating a refreshing, tangy, and slightly spicy drink that is aesthetically served in a copper mug, making it a popular choice.

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Can I use ginger beer in a mojito?

Yes, the Ginger Mojito is a variation of the traditional mojito that includes ginger beer and fresh ginger pieces, adding a zesty, spicy twist to the classic cocktail.

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How does a Jamaican Mule differ from a Moscow Mule?

The Jamaican Mule uses spiced rum instead of vodka, offering a tropical and slightly sweet twist on the classic Moscow Mule, with ginger beer providing a spicy kick.

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What is a Gin Gin Mule?

A Gin Gin Mule is a cocktail that blends dry gin with lime juice, fresh ginger, sugar syrup, and ginger beer, finished with a dash of Angostura Bitters, creating a complex and balanced drink.

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