ginger ale


: a sweetened carbonated nonalcoholic beverage flavored mainly with ginger extract

Examples of ginger ale in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While many varieties of ginger ale, noted for its sweet and gingery or spicy nuances, are on store shelves, in Detroit there is a clear favorite – Vernors. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 21 Feb. 2024 Our favorite is Strawberry Fields, made with watermelon vodka, fresh strawberry jam, lime and ginger ale. Shannon Greene, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Bitters adds a sophisticated depth of flavor to sweet fruit juices and ginger ale. Ivy Odom, Southern Living, 5 Feb. 2024 Mix cranberry juice, rum, apple cider, ginger ale, and brut Champagne, then add fresh cranberries and slices of oranges. Gia Yetikyel, Vogue, 19 Dec. 2023 Grab a punch bowl, scoop in sherbet, and top with about double the volume of ginger ale before serving. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 17 Dec. 2023 Drinking ginger ale can be one of several ways to get your dose of ginger when trying to treat nausea, Setya said, but not all ginger ales are created equal. Mira Miller, Verywell Health, 30 Apr. 2023 To make the simple party drink, combine equal parts red wine and ginger ale. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Nov. 2023 The two went out for ginger ales and hit it off from there. Stephanie Kaloi, Peoplemag, 1 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ginger ale was in 1818

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“Ginger ale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

ginger ale

: a soft drink flavored with ginger

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