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 Minneapolis cocktail mixer and ginger beer company will open a distillery and production center later this year. Star Tribune Staff, Star Tribune, "The latest openings and closings in the Twin Cities," 28 Sep. 2020 The Minneapolis cocktail mixer and ginger beer company will open a distillery and production center later this year. Star Tribune Staff, Star Tribune, "The latest openings and closings in the Twin Cities," 28 Sep. 2020 The Minneapolis cocktail mixer and ginger beer company will open a distillery and production center later this year. Star Tribune Staff, Star Tribune, "The latest openings and closings in the Twin Cities," 28 Sep. 2020 Mbaye also makes two nonalcoholic drinks: bissap (cold hibiscus tea) and ginger beer. Beth D'addono, NOLA.com, "Chef Serigne Mbaye serves Senegalese-inspired dishes at Dakar NOLA," 14 Sep. 2020 Add a splash to your favorite classic whiskey cocktail or try it in a mixed drink with ginger beer or ale (chestnut and ginger are a match made in heaven). Popular Science, "Why you should be adding salt to your cocktails," 4 Sep. 2020 Strain contents into a rocks glass over fresh ice and top with ginger beer. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, "Win a Trip to Mexico With Don Julio and $5,000 to West Elm in This Summer Sweepstakes," 25 Aug. 2020 The Minneapolis cocktail mixer and ginger beer company will open a distillery and production center later this year. Star Tribune Staff, Star Tribune, "The latest openings and closings in the Twin Cities," 29 July 2020 Add whiskey, top with ginger beer, and stir briefly. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "White Claws Are Fine. These Highballs Are Better.," 11 July 2020

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First Known Use of ginger beer

1809, in the meaning defined above

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30 Oct 2020

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“Ginger beer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ginger%20beer. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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