Thirsty Thursday: Cranberry Ginger Cocktail Recipe

The combination of the ginger liqueur and the ginger simple syrup really bring that ginger to the front, all without having to rely on ginger ale.


  • 4 1/2 ounces pure cranberry juice (not the cocktail stuff)
  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1/2 ounce ginger simple syrup (recipe follows)
  • 1/2 ounce ginger liqueur
  • 1-2 dashes angustura bitters
  • cranberries and ginger coins for serving


  1. Fill a rocks or collins glass with ice. Add all ingredients to an ice filled cocktail shaker. Shake until chilled. Strain into ice filled glass. Garnish with cranberries and a ginger coin. Serve!

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