ginger beer

noun

Definition of ginger beer

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

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While drinking sugary ginger beer certainly won't help you here, ginger does have some ties to improving blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "The 5 Best Health Benefits of Ginger Water," 11 Jan. 2019 Combine ginger beer and butter in a small saucepan and heat until the butter melts. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "3 Father's Day Cupcakes To Match His Favorite Drink," 14 June 2016 Alcohol option: add vodka Ingredients: ½ cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves 2 tablespoons sugar ½ cup fresh lime juice (from about 8 limes) 2 bottles ginger beerFresh basil, for garnish Combine basil leaves and sugar in a pitcher. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "This Louisville kid runs one of the nation's sweetest lemonade stands," 14 June 2018 The Coastal Pimm's Cup, made with Pimm’s No.1, St. George Terroir Gin, lemon juice, bitters, ginger beer, and bay laurel, is worth the trip alone. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "T&C Travel Guide: Napa Valley and Sonoma County, California," 9 July 2018 Lady of Lavender 2 ounces whiskey 1 ounce P&L Old Fashioned Birthday Cake 2 ounces ginger beer.5 ounce honey syrup (1:1) 1 teaspoon lime juice Fill glass with ice. Birmingham Magazine, AL.com, "Birmingham Food News: Ramen, rolled ice cream, and cajun," 10 Apr. 2018 My favorites in a strong field included an unlikely but galvanizing trio of sherry, mezcal and ginger called My Sherry Amour and a Sandia Mule made with ginger beer, fresh watermelon and Wild Rag Mesquite Vodka from Sandia, Texas. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "Review: Cured makes a 3½-star statement at the Pearl," 28 June 2018 Publican Anker will mix the Spring Sling ($10) with Beefeater gin, Campari, lime juice, lemon juice, simple syrup, orange flower water and ginger beer. Louisa Chu, chicagotribune.com, "Chicago restaurants organize fundraisers to fight immigrant family separation," 22 June 2018 His updated Moscow mule uses his brand’s Ginger Zest in place of the traditional ginger beer. Elva Ramirez, charlotteobserver, "Flavored vodka is moving on from its whipped cream, PB&J past," 6 July 2018

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1809, in the meaning defined above

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