Whiskey Ginger Cocktail

Knowing how to make a whiskey ginger is bartending basics
Whiskey Ginger


A whiskey ginger is a classic ginger ale highball made with ginger ale and whiskey. This recipe calls for bourbon, but any kind of whiskey will do the trick. It’s simple, spicy, quick, and delicious. That’s all you need to know.

This recipe is courtesy of Brit + Co.

Deliver Ingredients


  • 1 Ounce bourbon
  • 1 Dash of ginger ale
  • Lemon (optional)
  • Ice (optional)


Fill up each whiskey glass with ice cubes. Pour a shot of bourbon into each glass. Fill up most of the glass with ginger ale.

Ginger Shopping Tip

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Ginger Cooking Tip

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