Back of Happy Hour: Ginger Beer Cooler Last night, I dined at a local Burmese cafe with a friend. While we went there for dinner, which was delicious, I wound up getting tipsy on these beer drinks called Burma coolers. With a lemon zing and tangy ginger finish, they were wildly refreshing, so I tried to re-create them at home. To see how I made my version of this divine drink, . Ginger Beer Cooler Inspired by Burma Superstar's Burma Cooler Ingredients1/2 ounce simple syrup Fresh ginger root Juice of 1 large lemon 12 ounces chilled pilsner-style beer* lemon wedge, optional for garnish Directions Grate the ginger, peel on, until you have approximately 1 tablespoon of grated ginger. Squeeze the juice out of the grated ginger using a cheesecloth or a fine sieve. Pour 3/4 teaspoon freshly squeezed ginger juice (reserve rest for another use) and lemon juice into a pint glass, along with the simple syrup. Top with beer. Garnish with a slice of lemon. Serves 1. *I used Birra Moretti. Information Category Drinks, Summertime Cuisine Other Asian View 4 Photos › Ginger, pilsner-style beer, and lemons Squeezing the grated ginger Fresh-squeezed ginger juice Ginger beer cooler What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! 0Reactions Comments LilGlamDiva 8 years These sound really good! jeneanderson 8 years Or try a dark and stormy. Ginger beer with dark rum, very yummy! Katinko 8 years I made the drink! Yay! It was very refreshing and easy to make. Interesting flavors, I have to say! What a great recipe to try! AmberHoney 8 years I love ginger beer soda but I don't drink beer. Rancher'sGirl 8 years This sounds absolutely terrific! I will certainly give this a go! Jepa 8 years Oh, sound yummy! Another way to get the ginger juice is to peal a small part of ginger and put it in a garlic press. Works fab! mswender 8 years I prefer a Pimm's cup for a cocktail with Ginger Beer, so overlooked but so refreshing!!!