ginger ale


Definition of ginger ale 

: a sweetened carbonated nonalcoholic beverage flavored mainly with ginger extract

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One paid for the order, which included two bags of chips — barbecue and plain — and a glass bottle of ginger ale. Hannah Leone,, "11 shot in Chicago Thursday through Friday, including 16-year-old boy," 29 June 2018 Serve in glasses with ice and top off with ginger ale. Meg Spaeth, Country Living, "Plum Sangria," 15 June 2010 Ginger beer is a nonalcoholic carbonated soda that’s like ginger ale but with more ginger bite and spice. Emily Spicer, San Antonio Express-News, "3 summer sippers all made with ginger beer," 15 June 2018 Buddy was able to do bourbon justice in the Basilica as well, balancing a strong pour of Maker’s Mark with basil and ginger ale. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, "Paula Deen vs. Buddy V: S.A.’s Celebrity Restaurant Smackdown," 7 May 2018 Fun fact: this is the same mint julep served at Churchill Downs Recipe: Woodford Thoroughbred 1 1/2 ounces Woodford Reserve Ginger beer (or ginger ale) Garnish with a lemon wedge. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "You're busy. Here's how to throw an epic Kentucky Derby party with minimal prep," 11 Apr. 2018 Sleeve of saltines, salami, cutting board, ginger ale. Emma Wartzman, Bon Appetit, "All the Things We Eat When We're Too Sick to Cook," 7 Mar. 2018 In a large punch bowl, gently stir together the champagne, orange juice and ginger ale. Joy Wilson, Good Housekeeping, "Orange Sherbet Mimosa Punch," 3 May 2017 The presentation will cover how ginger ale is made and the benefits of consuming it. Aurora Beacon-News, "Ginger ale to be made at Garfield Farm program," 30 Mar. 2018

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1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ginger ale was in 1818

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English Language Learners Definition of ginger ale

: a soft drink that is flavored with ginger

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Kids Definition of ginger ale

: a soft drink flavored with ginger

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