Whiskey and Ginger Ale with a splash of lime is one refreshing adult beverage to whip up in a hurry. Light, refreshing, and bursting with fresh flavors. No a big fan of whiskey? Think again, with this light and refreshing whiskey and ginger drink, it will change your mind!
Whiskey is something we generally have tucked in our freezer. It is a great base for so many whiskey drinks. Jack Daniels, Crown Royal, are two of our favorites, but we don’t discriminate against all other whiskey brands on the market. Pick your favorite whiskey and make this whiskey and ginger cocktail!
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Whiskey And Ginger Ale Cocktail
An invigorating combination that will hit the spot after a long day at work, or a way to unwind for the weekend. This ginger whiskey cocktail is perfect because you can make it as light or as strong as you prefer. Stir in the fresh lime juice, for a light, bright, and refreshing cocktail.
Try my Jack and Coke boozy frozen ice pop, to chill you down on a hot summer day as well!
What To Mix With Whiskey?
Wondering what to mix with whiskey? You are in luck! Whiskey is one incredible base for mixed drinks and cocktails. Let me share some ideas below, on how you can use your whiskey as the base to a cocktail.
- Lemon or Lime Juice will help bring the woodiness out of the whiskey.
- Ginger ale or Lemon Lime Soda of course! I couldn’t miss including this in the list.
- Lemonade is a wonderful base, might sound weird but trust me!
- Club soda offers a nice fizz and bubble without changing the flavor too much.
- Apple Cider is a great base for fall and winter months where you want a warmer drink.
- Coffee for a kickstart of caffeine mixed with your whiskey.
What Is Whiskey and Ginger Ale Called
Whiskey Ginger, Ginger Whiskey, Jameson and Ginger, Irish Buck, and the list goes on. However you choose to call your whiskey and ginger ale, it is an incredible duo that shouldn’t be overlooked!
Can You Mix Jack Daniels With Ginger Ale?
Yes, you can mix Jack Daniels with Ginger Ale! I used Black Crown Royal for this recipe, but we have many times used Jack Daniels instead.
What Ingredients Do I Need for This Ginger Whiskey Cocktail?
- Crown Royal (we used Black, but any Crown Works or Other Whiskey)
- Fresh Lime Juice
- Ginger Ale (diet or regular)
So for this recipe, you are welcome to step out of the Crown Royal box and reach for your favorite type of whiskey. We used Crown Royal Black, but many other whiskeys will work. You just don’t want one that is overly flavored.
How to Make Whiskey and Ginger Ale CocktailI created a quick video to show you exactly how I made my Whiskey and Ginger Ale cocktail. Just remember to add as much or as little of whiskey as you would like. This is all about taste preference, so make it fit your liking!
Can I Use Diet Ginger Ale for Whiskey and Ginger Cocktail?
You can use diet ginger ale for this whiskey ginger cocktail. That is what I used, and it worked great. I have also made it with regular ginger ale and we liked it as well. So you can swap with the brand you prefer (we LOVE Canada Dry) and whether you want regular or diet.
- 2 ounces whiskey
- 4-5 ounces ginger ale
- Fresh Lime Juice
- Start by placing ice in your cup. Then add in your whiskey shot to glass.
- Pour ginger ale over the top, and squeeze in some fresh lime juice.
- Stir and enjoy!
Make this as strong or light as you would like.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 347Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 44mgCarbohydrates: 57gFiber: 0gSugar: 55gProtein: 0g
This whiskey cocktail is fit for any day or event you are hosting. Whether camping at the lake, hosting a summer cookout, or just relaxing and kicking back after a long day of work. Give my whiskey cocktail a try, and let me know what you think!
Have you tried a whiskey and ginger ale before?