Homemade Pomegranate Ginger Ale

Start with a ginger-steeped simple syrup for a fantastically fresh ginger ale. It’s a perfect drink to sip at the pool or on the deck.

Serves: 6Prep: 45 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 3⁄4 cup water
  • 3⁄4 cup Pure Cane Granulated Sugar
  • 3⁄4 cup fresh ginger root, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup pure pomegranate juice (from 12 oz. refrigerated bottle)
  • 1 liter Seltzer Water


  • In 2-quart saucepan, heat water, sugar and ginger root to boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; let stand 15 minutes longer.
  • Strain ginger syrup to remove solids. Cover and refrigerate syrup until cold.
  • To serve, in 1½-quart pitcher, stir together ginger syrup, pomegranate juice and seltzer water. Serve over ice.