Drink of the Week

Drink of the Week: Spicy Pineapple Ginger Fizz

Hello, NowOmaha.com readers! As we continue to revel in the sunny glory of summer, our Drink of the Week aims to bring a tropical touch to your table: the Spicy Pineapple Ginger Fizz. This cocktail combines sweet, spicy, and tangy flavors for a truly refreshing summer sipper. Let’s dive into its creation and how you can make this fiery tropical delight at home.

The magic of this cocktail lies in its daring combination of flavors. Pineapple, known for its sweet and tangy profile, is a staple in many tropical cocktails. When paired with the zesty spice of fresh ginger and the heat from jalapeño, this drink truly comes alive, delivering a thrilling flavor experience.

A fizz, in cocktail terms, is a drink that features a spirit, citrus juice, and club soda. This Spicy Pineapple Ginger Fizz takes the fizz family to a whole new level by incorporating tropical and spicy elements. The club soda gives it a delightful effervescence that adds a fun, fizzy finish.

Here’s the recipe for the Spicy Pineapple Ginger Fizz:


  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1-2 slices of jalapeño
  • 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • Club soda to top
  • Pineapple slice, lime wheel, and jalapeño slice, for garnish


  1. In a shaker, muddle the jalapeño and ginger slices.
  2. Add the pineapple juice, lime juice, simple syrup, and vodka.
  3. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well until chilled.
  4. Strain into a tall glass filled with ice.
  5. Top with club soda and stir gently to combine.
  6. Garnish with a pineapple slice, lime wheel, and a jalapeño slice.

Enjoy the tropical and spicy kick of the Spicy Pineapple Ginger Fizz, and savor the summertime vibes. Cheers!

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