Both ginger beer and ginger ale can be sipped on their own, but both are also popular cocktail mixers! Don't substitute ginger ale for ginger beer in these cocktails: the ginger beer flavor makes the drink! Ginger ale is much milder, and is a nice cocktail mixer when you want bubbles and sweetness.
The word, “Dry”, in “Canada Dry” ginger ale refers to the prohibition era. Doing without alcohol frequently is referred to as going “dry”. The Eighteenth Amendment caused all of America to go “dry”. John J.
Schweppes Dry Ginger Ale is made with a unique blend of ginger sourced from Australia and the opposite corner of the globe. The ginger root is steeped over time and then cold pressed to release its rich, earthy character, adding citrus oils to the blend.