ginger beer


: a sweetened carbonated nonalcoholic beverage heavily flavored with ginger or capsicum or both

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This mix of tea, ginger beer, and bourbon should be your new go-to. Christopher Michel, Country Living, 21 Feb. 2023 As Reynolds continues to lure viewers in with his description of the ginger beer's bubbles, Lively hilariously starts to chug the whole glass in one shot. Antonia Debianchi, Peoplemag, 12 Feb. 2023 If Meyer lemon isn’t your favorite flavor, Betty Buzz also makes a ginger beer, a lemon lime sparkling soda and a tonic water, too. Jeanette Hurt, Forbes, 10 Feb. 2023 Add two or three ice cubes, pour in the vodka, and fill with cold ginger beer. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 8 Feb. 2023 And more January finds reviewed, like chewy tteok and bland ginger beer. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, 28 Jan. 2023 Contreras envisions an ice cream or two, perhaps a spiced chocolate version, as well as pomegranate ginger beer paletas to go. oregonlive, 3 Aug. 2021 With clean, crisp flavors like grapefruit and ginger beer, Betty Buzz set out to become an alternative to the classic overly sweet cranberry juice or bland club soda. Bryce Jones, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Jan. 2023 Its Shirley Ginger has ginger beer, club soda, lime juice and grenadine. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 18 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1809, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ginger beer was in 1809

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“Ginger beer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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