Jay Smith's Ginger Beer Cocktails

Have you tried our latest brew, the Zig A Zig Ahhh Hard Ginger Beer? Well, one of the best parts about this beer is its versatility! Check out some of the Hard Ginger Beer recipes curated by our own Taproom Manager, Jay Smith.


Ginger Halliwell (Formerly Prohibition Punch)
  • 1 ½ oz Gin or Vodka
  • 2 Dashes Lavender Bitters
  • 2oz Simple Syrup
  • 3-5oz Zig A Zig Ahhh
  • Lime Wheel Garnish
- Fill a 10oz Old Fashioned (Lowball Glass) with ice
- Add Gin (or Vodka), Bitters, Simple Syrup to glass
- Top w/ Zig a Zig Ahhh & Stir
- Garnish w/ Lime Wheel 
Zig A Zig Mule (Formerly Kentucky Mule)
  • 2 oz Bourbon or Mezcal
  • 3oz Lemon-Lime Syrup (or Lemon-Lime Soda)
  • 5oz Zig A Zig Ahhh
  • Lime Wedge
- Fill a 12oz Copper Mug w/ Ice
- Add Bourbon & Lemon-Lime Syrup to Glass
- Top w/ Zig A Zig Ahhh & Stir- Garnish w/ Squeezed Lime Wedge
Dark & Sporty (Formerly Dark & Stormy)
  • 1 ½ oz Dark Rum
  • 1oz  Simple Syrup
  • 3-4oz Zig A Zig Ahhh
  • 2 Meyer Lemon Wedges
  • Cinnamon Stick
- Fill 10oz Old Fashioned (Lowball Glass) w/ Ice
- Add Rum, Simple Syrup, Squeezed Lemon Wedges
- Top w/ Zig A Zig Ahh & Stir- Garnish w/ Cinnamon Stick 
The Posh (My Personal Spin on a Manhattan)
  • 2 oz Rye
  • 1oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 2 Dashes Orange Bitters
  • 1oz Cherry Syrup
  • 3oz Zig A Zig Ahhh 
  • 2 Luxardo Cherries
- Fill a Martini Glass w/ Ice Water & Set Aside- Once properly chilled, remove ice water from Martini Glass
- Swirl glass w/ Vermouth- Add Rye, Bitters, & Cherry Syrup to Iced Cocktail Shaker
- Shake & Strain into prepared Martini Glass
- Top w/ Zig A Zig Ahhh
- Garnish w/ Speared Luxardo Cherries.
Below, Jay walks you through the process of making the Zig A Zig Mule!

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