It finally worked! The first time I tried making it, it was way too lime-y. Same deal the second time. Then it was too ginger-y, too flat, too lemony, too sweet. After six or seven failed attempts on my part, my hubby declared this Ginger Ale GGMS to be an even better substitute than Schweppes or Sprite in a bottle, taste and health-wise!
Lazy Trim Healthy Mama that I am, I used all pure bottled juices in this recipe, but if you’ve got the time, feel free to use freshly squeezed ginger, lemon, and lime! If you prefer quick and easy (like me), you’ll need:
This Good Girl Moonshine is an all-day sipper, which means you don’t have to pair it with a meal. You can quench your thirst with it any time. The lower amount of apple cider vinegar paired with the higher amount of liquid stevia extract make this drink the closest to bottled Ginger Ale, but my husband and I prefer a stronger dose of acv and less sweetener. Tweak it to your own liking!
- 2-3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tbsp ginger juice
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tbsp lime juice
- 1/4-1/2 tsp liquid stevia
- 12 ice cubes
- 2 cups carbonated water
- Pour everything into a 1 quart mason jar and stir well.
The lower amount of ACV, and the higher amount of liquid stevia extract make this drink the closest to bottled Ginger Ale, but my husband and I prefer a stronger dose of ACV and less sweetener. Tweak it to your own liking!