Ginger beer mocktail with lime is a nonalcoholic drink that has distinctive health benefits.  This easy drink is best for teens and adults.  It’s a delicious and nutritious drink that is quick to make and is great for a party.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
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Ginger Beer Mocktail with Lime

If you love the taste of ginger, you’ll want to make this ginger beer mocktail with lime.  It’s quick, tasty, and healthy.

two glasses of ginger beer mocktail with lime

Is ginger beer healthy?

Yes, it is healthier compared to other carbonated drinks.  It’s a popular way to consume more ginger.

Is ginger beer good for your stomach?

Ginger beer contains ginger root, which soothes an upset stomach.  The ginger root can also help reduce nausea.

doing a toast with ginger beer mocktail with lime

Is ginger beer good for a sore throat?

Yes, it can be good for a sore throat.  Make sure that the ginger beer is chilled and has natural ginger as an ingredient.

What’s the difference between ginger beer and ginger ale?

  • Ginger beer is stronger tasting and spicer.
  • Ginger beer has less carbonation.
  • Ginger beer is brewed and fermented, but is nonalcoholic.
  • Ginger beer has a more gingery flavor.
  • Ginger beer is made with fresh ginger root, sugar, and yeast.

holding a glass of ginger beer mocktail with lime

How to Make a Ginger Beer Mocktail

Start by prepping all the ingredients.  Squeeze the lime juice and mix the sugar and cinnamon together.

ingredients for ginger beer mocktail with lime

To decorate the rim, dip the glass in water first, then in the cinnamon sugar mixture.

decorating the rim of the glass for ginger beer mocktail with lime

Carefully pour in the maple syrup, orange juice, simple syrup, lime juice, and orange bitters.

pouring orange juice into ginger beer mocktail with lime

Stir, then pour in the ginger beer.

pouring ginger beer into ginger beer mocktail with lime

Slowly stir everything together.

stirring ginger beer mocktail with lime

Add one or two ice cubes.

adding an ice cube to ginger beer mocktail with lime

Add the finishing touch: a lime wheel on the rim of the glass.

garnishing a ginger beer mocktail with lime

This drink is quick and easy to make.  Enjoy sipping on one tonight!

Pro Tips

  • Don’t substitute ginger ale for the ginger beer in this drink.  It will reduce the ginger flavor significantly.
  • If you find the ginger beer taste too strong, add more orange juice.
  • Want to use a cocktail shaker?  Put all the ingredients in, except the ginger beer.  Shake, then strain into glass.
  • Want to make it ahead for a party?  Put all the ingredients, except the ginger beer, in a pitcher.  See notes for increased quantities.

These other refreshing mocktails will be a hit with your family and friends.

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Ginger Beer Mocktail with Lime


  • Author: Brooke
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 fluid ounces
  • Category: Beverages
  • Method: Chilled
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Ginger beer mocktail with lime is a nonalcoholic drink that has distinctive health benefits.  This easy drink is best for teens and adults.  It’s a delicious and nutritious drink that is quick to make and is great for a party.


Ingredients

For an Individual Drink

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup (30 ml)
  • 1/4 cup orange juice, chilled (60 ml)
  • 3 tablespoons simple syrup, chilled (45 ml)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Angostura orange bitters
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (22 ml)
  • 1/2 cup ginger beer, chilled (118 ml)

For the Rim & Garnish

  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 lime wheel
  • 2 ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Decorate the rim of the glass.  Pour the water into a small bowl.  In another bowl, mix together the white sugar and cinnamon.  Dip the rim in the water, then twirl it in the sugar mixture.
  2. To build the drink in the glass, carefully pour in all the ingredients except the ginger beer.  Stir then top off with the ginger beer.  Gently stir.
  3. To make the drink in a pitcher, stir together all the ingredients except the ginger beer, and refrigerate until ready to serve.  To assemble, fill each glass half full with the  top off with ginger beer and gently stir.
  4. Garnish each glass with a lime wheel and an ice cube.

Notes

  • To make this for 8 people, use 1/2 cup maple syrup, 2 cups orange juice, 3/4 cup simple syrup, 2 teaspoons Angostura orange bitters, 1 cup lime juice (from 8-10 limes), and 4 cups of ginger beer.
  • To make the simple syrup, 1 cup each of granulated sugar and water to a small pot.  Stir over medium high heat until the sugar has dissolved.  Pour into a container and cool in the freezer for 10 minutes before using.  Any leftovers can be stored in a mason jar in the fridge.
  • To make this for a small child, add more orange juice to their glass to reduce the spiciness of the ginger beer.

Keywords: ginger beer, fall drinks, non alcoholic

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