Shoo-Fly Punch Recipe


Ginger beer is a nonalcoholic fizzy beverage with a pop of spicy ginger. It's the flavor secret in this spicy but refreshing cocktail.

Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
1 serving
Shoo-Fly Punch

Beth Dreiling Hontzas


  • 5 tablespoons bourbon

  • 2 tablespoon ginger liqueur

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon Simple Syrup

  • 1/4 teaspoon bitters

  • Crushed ice

  • Nonalcoholic ginger beer, chilled

  • Garnishes: orange slices, fresh mint sprigs


  1. Stir together first 5 ingredients. Fill 1 (16-oz.) glass or Mason jar with crushed ice. Pour bourbon mixture over ice; top with ginger beer (about 1/3 cup). Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.

  2. Note: We tested with Maker's Mark Bourbon, Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur, and Reed's Extra Ginger Brew and Goya Jamaican Style Ginger Beer.

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