Ginger aleGinger ale
is a soft drink
flavored with ginger
. Brands in North America include Canada Dry, Vernor's, Schweppes, and Sussex. It is popular in mixed drinks and is often used as a home remedy for upset stomachs. Sometimes it is used to fill some social roles of champagne
for those who do not drink alcohol.
Ginger beer, a similar drink, is typically flavored much more strongly.