ginger beer

noun

Definition of ginger beer

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

Examples of ginger beer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The line — tonic water, sparkling grapefruit, meyer lemon club soda, sparkling lemon lime and ginger beer — is currently offered in 12-packs for $29.99 online and at select retailers across the country. Ana Calderone, PEOPLE.com, 18 Nov. 2021 Signature drinks include the Military Trail (dark rum, ginger beer), the Distillery (smoked bourbon whiskey, bitters, cherry, sugar and an orange peel) and the Deerfield (Jagermeister, coconut rum, pineapple juice). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 3 Nov. 2021 Watch baristas carefully craft the drink, pouring apple cider and ginger beer in first and gently floating espresso on the top. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, 8 Oct. 2021 At Southernside Brewing in Greenville, South Carolina, this cocktail is made with apple cider, orange juice, Bacardi dark rum, simple syrup, and ginger beer. Aly Walansky, Forbes, 2 Oct. 2021 The product, which includes low-calorie mixers in flavors like lemon-lime, ginger beer and meyer lemon, was three years in the making. Greta Bjornson, PEOPLE.com, 28 Sep. 2021 Add Four Roses Small Batch, ice, and a small pour of ginger beer, then give a quick stir. Karla Alindahao, Forbes, 28 June 2021 Horseshoe Mule — Crown Royal, ginger beer and club soda, with a lime wedge garnish. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, 2 Sep. 2021 Strain over fresh ice in a Collins glass and top with ginger beer. Emily Price, Forbes, 1 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of ginger beer

1809, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ginger beer was in 1809

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Last Updated

24 Nov 2021

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“Ginger beer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ginger%20beer. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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