Pear and Ginger Pitcher 

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes

servings

INGREDIENTS

  • For The Ginger Syrup
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped ginger
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • For The Pitcher
  • 24 oz pear nectar or juice
  • 12 oz gin
  • 1 recipe ginger syrup
  • 8 oz ginger ale
  • slices of pear to garnish

Instructions

In a small sauce pan over high heat, add the ginger, sugar, and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let steep 10 minutes. Strain the mixture into a jar and let cool to room temperature. Chill until needed.

In a large pitcher combine the pear nectar, gin, ginger syrup, and ginger ale. Add slices of pear for garnish. Serve in iced glasses.

Notes

No need to peel your ginger before using!

Steep the ginger for longer if you really want a spicy ginger flavor.

Perfect Pairing

Love pears? Serve this Pear and Ginger Pitcher with Pear and Blue Cheese Salad.