Rum and Ginger with a Twist
This rum and ginger cocktail with a good splash of lime is super light and refreshing. Its basically a classed up version of rum and ginger ale, made with a very gingery simple syrup, rum, lime and topped off with soda. We guarantee this will taste way better than any ginger ale you can open out of a bottle.
Servings 1 cocktail
FOR THE GINGER SYRUP
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup fresh ginger cut into 1 inch chunks
FOR THE COCKTAIL
- 2 oz rum
- 1 oz ginger syrup
- 4 oz club soda
- 1 tbsp lime juice or about 2 lime wedges squeezed
- fresh grated ginger for on top
MAKE THE GINGER GYRUP
Add the sugar, water, and ginger to a pot over medium heat. Bring it to a boil and then lower the heat. Let it simmer for 30 mins then remove from the heat and let it cool. Before you use the syrup, strain the ginger.
MAKE A COCKTAIL
Add some ice to a glass. Pour in the rum, ginger syrup, and lime. Give it a stir. Top with the club soda and give it one more little stir. Grate some fresh ginger and sprinkle on top if you like. Serve.
MAKE A PITCHER
Add the rum, ginger syrup, and lime to a pitcher. Give it a good stir. When you make a cocktail, stir first then measure out 3 1/2 oz of the mixture for each cocktail and top with club soda.
Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Sodium: 41mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Iron: 1mg