Homemade Ginger Ale

Homemade Ginger Ale

Ginger Ale can add a refreshing twist to summer mocktails and cocktails. It’s even more special when you make it yourself. Try this simple recipe for creating your own, and add a natural twist to your favorite summer drinks!


  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger (grated)
  • 2 lemons (shredded rind only, no white pith)
  • 4 tablespoons honey (to taste)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 quart seltzer


Place the fresh ginger, lemon rinds, and honey in a heat-proof bowl. Add the boiling water. Stir gently then let the mixture steep for 5-10 minutes. 

Strain the liquid through a sieve into a pitcher. Place the pitcher in the refrigerator and chill completely (at least 2 hours). 

When ready to serve, add the seltzer water to the ginger liquid. Serve over ice or use in cocktails or other drinks.

Recipe from cdkitchen