Ginger Liqueur Cocktails

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As the leaves start to turn and the air gets crisp, it’s the perfect time to cozy up with a drink that brings the spicy warmth of the season. So let’s chat about Ginger Liqueur Cocktails!

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The focus here is ginger, that aromatic spice that tickles our taste buds and adds a unique twist to our drinks.

And let’s not forget the star of the show, our Fall Orange Ginger Liqueur Cocktail!

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Ginger Liqueur Cocktails

Ginger liqueur is a bottle of deliciousness that you can find at almost any liquor store.

It’s essentially a spicy flavor fusion of ginger root and neutral spirits.

Brands like Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur and The King’s Ginger offer a high-quality ginger kick, perfect for cocktails that’ll light up your happy hour or any special occasion.

Ginger liqueur adds a touch of both sweetness and spiciness to your cocktails.

This versatile liqueur pairs well with a wide range of spirits, from whiskey and gin to vodka and rum.

Orange Ginger Cocktail with Rum

We have 13 amazing ginger liqueur cocktails for you to try.

But first, let’s focus on a delicious cocktail for the autumn/winter season—Orange Ginger Cocktail with Rum.

Your taste buds will dance with the delicious combination of spiced rum, ginger liqueur, and Cointreau.

The addition of cola not only gives it a bubbly twist but also a caramel undertone that binds all the flavors together. Don’t forget the fresh orange garnish!

Imagine sipping this warming cocktail around a fire pit with friends, at a sophisticated dinner gathering, or even a romantic evening under the stars.

Orange Ginger Cocktail with Ginger Liqueur

What To Serve with Ginger Liqueur Cocktails?

The spicy kick of ginger liqueur pairs great with appetizers like Shrimp Cocktails or Spicy Buffalo Wings (for a plant-based option, try our Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower).

A Cheese Board or Charcuterie Board with a selection of cheeses, meats, and fruits can offer multiple pairing options for your cocktails. Soft cheeses like Brie or Camembert are especially good with sweeter cocktails, while stronger cheeses like blue can stand up to more intense ginger liqueur flavors.

Other easy appetizers to serve at a cocktail party include

For desserts, think along the lines of Ginger Snaps, Brandy Snaps, or Spiced Rhubarb And Apple Crumble.

Cocktail Ingredients & Equipment

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Ingredients For Orange Ginger Rum Cocktail

  • Spiced RumUse your favorite brand of rum; we love Kraken.
  • Ginger LiqueurThis will add a delicious fiery kick to your cocktail.
  • CointreauAn orange liqueur. You could also use Grand Marnier.
  • ColaUse Coca-Cola, Pepsi, or store-brand.

Cocktail Equipment

  • This cocktail is shaken, but don’t worry if you don’t have a cocktail shaker!
  • Use a container with a tight-fitting lid—like a mason jar or the cup on a blender or smoothie maker.
  • Old Fashioned (Rocks) Glassesor any cocktail glasses you have.
  • Cocktail Skewers – for skewering cherries and other cocktail fruits

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13 Ginger Liqueur Cocktails

12 More Ginger Liqueur Cocktails to Try

Let’s dive into 10 more ginger liqueur cocktails that elevate your home bar.

We’ve got a unique cocktail for every palate! Each recipe makes one cocktail unless otherwise stated.

1. Ginger Gold Rush Cocktail

  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • 1 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 1 oz Honey Syrup
  • 1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Lemon Slice for garnish

Shake in a cocktail shaker and pour over ice. Garnish with a lemon slice. A gingery twist on a traditional Gold Rush cocktail.

2. Moscow Mule Ginger Remix

  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 1 oz Lime Juice
  • 6 oz Ginger Beer

Combine vodka, ginger liqueur, and lime juice in a copper Moscow Mule mug, add ice, and stir. Top with ginger beer. It’s refreshing and packs that ginger kick!

3. Spicy Pineapple Ginger

  • 1 oz Pineapple Rum
  • 2 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 2 oz Pineapple Juice
  • 3 oz Club Soda
  • Pineapple Wedge for garnish
  • Fresh Ginger Slice for garnish

Combine in a Hurricane Glass with ice, stir, garnish, and enjoy your refreshing cocktail!

4. The Ginger Snap Martini

  • 2 oz Dark rum
  • 1 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 1 oz Simple Syrup
  • Dash of Angostura Bitters

Shake in a cocktail shaker and strain into a Martini Glass. A fancy drink for a fancy you!

5. Spicy Ginger Old Fashioned

  • 1 Sugar Cube
  • 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters
  • Dash Club Soda
  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • 1 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • Orange Twist for garnish

Muddle sugar cube, bitters, and club soda, in the bottom of a Rocks Glass. Add ice cubes, bourbon, and ginger liqueur and stir to combine. Add orange twist garnish.

6. Green Tea Ginger Cooler

  • 4 oz Green Tea at room temperature
  • 1 oz Dry Gin
  • 1 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 0.5 oz Lemon Juice

Shake all the ingredients in a Cocktail Shaker, strain, and serve. Your health-conscious side will thank you!

7. Honeydew-Ginger Martini

  • 1.5 oz Vodka
  • 0.5 oz Midori
  • 0.5 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 0.5 oz fresh grapefruit juice

Shake well in a cocktail shaker and strain into a chilled Coupe Glass.

8. Ginger and Pear Bliss

  • 1 oz Pear Vodka
  • 1 oz Giffard Poire William Pear Liqueur
  • 1 oz Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur
  • Top with Ginger Beer

Shake liqueurs in a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour into a glass with ice and top with ginger beer.

9. Ginger Spiced Manhattan

  • 2 oz Rye Whiskey
  • 0.5 oz White Vermouth (also known as Dry Vermouth)
  • 0.5 oz Ginger Liqueur

Stir in a Mixing Glass with ice until well-chilled, then strain into a chilled martini glass. For a longer drink, top with club soda or ginger ale.

10. Spicy Ginger and Mint Cooler

  • 6 Mint Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Brown Sugar
  • 1 oz Silver Tequila
  • 2 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • Club Soda

Muddle mint leaves and sugar in a tall glass, add ice and liquors and stir well. Top with soda and garnish with mint leaves and slice of ginger. A refreshing drink for a hot summer day!

11. Ginger Margarita

  • 2 oz Gold Tequila
  • 1 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 0.5 oz Triple Sec
  • 3 oz Sweet and Sour Mix
  • Lime Wheel for garnish

Rim a Margarita Glass with salt or sugar and fill it with ice. Shake ingredients together, pour into prepared glass, and garnish with lime. Check out our other Unique Margarita Recipes.

12. Ginger Punch – Serves 4

  • 8 oz Orange Juice
  • 8 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 8 oz Apple Juice
  • 8 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 4 oz Apple Brandy
  • Orange Slices for garnish
  • Fresh Cranberries for garnish

Perfect for the holiday season, Stir ingredients together in a large pitcher or punch bowl. Add plenty of ice, garnish, and enjoy!

Orange and Ginger Cocktail with Rum

Virgin Orange Ginger Mocktail (Non-Alcoholic)

So that non-drinkers can enjoy our main cocktail, we simply remove the alcohol and replace it!

Follow the recipe card using the non-alcoholic alternatives listed below instead of the alcoholic ones.

I recommend adding the syrups to your taste as they may add the sweetness you may not necessarily get from alcoholic liqueurs.

Mocktail with Non-Alcoholic Spirits

For adults who would still like to enjoy the taste of alcohol in their mocktail, you could try non-alcoholic alternatives.

In the UK, try Lyre’s, which is also available on Amazon in the UK and Amazon.com.

Other brands include Strykk (UK) and Ritual (US & Canada). Non-alcoholic spirits are a growing trend, so be on the lookout in your local stores and online.

Follow the recipe card using the non-alcoholic alternatives listed above instead of the alcoholic ones.

Big Batch Cocktails

Want to make a big batch of cocktails for a party or gathering? It’s easy – here’s how!

If you use the same measuring container (glass, cup, jug, etc.) for the “1 part”, the ratios will be correct, and you can make as much as you need to. Simply convert 1 ounce to 1 part, 2 ounces to 2 parts, and so on.

To make our Rum Ginger Cocktails for a crowd, mix together:

  • 3 parts Spiced Rum
  • 2 parts Ginger Liqueur
  • 1 part Cointreau
  • 6 parts Cola

Serve the large batch cocktail in drinks dispensers or pitchers, or go retro and serve from a punch bowl!

Add plenty of ice to your serving container to keep the cocktail chilled. Add some orange slices in there too.

Setting Up Your Cocktail Bar

When setting up your cocktail bar or serving area, you could include the following:

Ginger Liqueur Cocktail for Fall

This cocktail recipe is intended for adults of the legal drinking age in your country of residence.
Please drink responsibly. Do not drink and drive.

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Orange Ginger Rum Cocktail Recipe

Orange Ginger Rum Cocktail

Michelle Ordever
Savor the taste of autumn with our ginger liqueur cocktail recipe. The blend of spiced rum, ginger, and cola is irresistible.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Cocktails
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 264 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Ice Cubes
  • 3 oz Spiced Rum
  • 2 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 1 oz Cointreau
  • 6 oz Cola

For Garnish

  • Orange Slices

Instructions
 

  • Place the Spiced Rum, Ginger Liqueur, and Cointreau into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  • Shake well for 15-30 seconds to combine.
  • Pour into ice-filled glasses and top with Cola.
  • Lightly stir to combine the Cola with the liquors.
  • Garnish with a slice of orange. Cheers!

    Orange Ginger Rum Cocktail Recipe

Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g

Nutritional information is always approximate and will depend on the quality of ingredients used and serving sizes. If you need exact calories and macros, please do your own calculations.

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