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Thirsty Thursday: Go For a Ginger Cranberry Cocktail

It’s more than just alliteration; it’s a statement, a proclamation that Thursdays are when the weekend should really start. Kicking it off right is the key, and what better way than with a cocktail that not only takes the edge off, but tastes good too. Last time we warmed you up with a Mulled Cider; this week we’re back with something even better suited for the holidays.

Dotted with frozen cranberries and brimming with its beautiful, deep red hue, the Ginger Cranberry Cocktail is the sort of sip that looks as holiday-inspired as it tastes. Take a healthy serving of vodka, club soda, cranberry juice and lime, stir it all together with homemade ginger syrup, and you’ve elevated your average vodka cocktail to a concoction worthy of the season. Top it off with a sliver of shaved ginger or two and you’re ready to go. Bottoms up, folks.

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Thirsty Thursday: Shake Up a Ginger Rum Shandy

Ginger Rum Shandy

It’s more than just alliteration; it’s a statement, a proclamation that Thursdays are when the weekend should really start. Kicking it off right is the key, and what better way than with a cocktail that not only takes the edge off, but tastes good too. Last week we stirred up a spicy Apple-Thyme Martinithis week we’re back with a another fall-inspired sip.

As far as beer-based cocktails go, it’s pretty hard to go wrong with a shandy. Mixed with citrus, soda, lemonade or cider, ther’re a great way to help cool off during hot summer days, but opt instead for ginger beer, ginger ale or best of all, fresh ginger, and you’ve got the perfect fall cocktail. With spiced rum, apple juice, freshly sliced ginger and lime, Chuck’s Ginger Rum Shandy couldn’t be more appropriate for the season. Drink up, folks.

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