Ginger Ale is a carbonated beverage flavored with ginger, available in two types - golden and dry.
Golden Ginger Ale, widely considered to be the first ginger ale, is darker in color and very strong almost like Ginger Beer. This version is not very popular, as ginger is very spicy.
Dry Ginger Ale is an improvement on Golden Ginger Ale, with a lighter color and flavor.
Ginger Ale is great alone or mixed with other sodas and juices in Punch and Cocktails. It is sometimes used to relieve motion sickness and nausea.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
It is popular in mixed drinks, especially in non-alcoholic mixed drinks. It is sometimes used as a non-alcoholic substitute for champagne, since the beverages resemble each other in appearance.
Ginger ale is an ingredient in many mixed drinks and can be mixed with most hard liquors, beer and wine. Ginger ale is said to mix well with everything.
Conserving and Storing
cool and dry storage until ready to chill