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Pickled Ginger Ale

Prep Time:

5 Minutes

Cook Time:

0 Minutes


6 Servings



About the Recipe

Ideal refreshment for Summer, picnics and alfresco dining. A firm favourite at pickle headquarters!


  • 1 cucumber (diced)

  • 1 small bunch white grapes

  • 1 bunches of mint

  • 4 limes (cut into wedges)

  • 3tb demerara sugar

  • 4 thumbs ginger (diced)

  • 1tb pink peppercorn

  • 1.25l Jamaica ginger beer

  • 500ml pickle juice

  • 300ml Rum or gin (optional)


  • Mint

  • Mrs Elswood Speared Gherkins

  • Celery stick (halved)

  • Lime wedge


  • Add all ingredients (except ginger beer) into a large jug or bowl​

  • Squash down with a rolling pin to release some of the juices​

  • Add rum or gin if using​

  • Add ice and top up with ginger beer​

  • Stir everything together​

  • Pour into small glasses, adding more ice if needed​

  • Garnish and serve

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