African Ngolo Cocktail Recipe

You know what they say, “When in Africa, drink as the Africans drink!” Okay, I may have adapted the famous phrase just a bit. But, trust me, you’re going to want to try this cocktail!

My family and I recently vacationed in Africa, and, during our second night there, we watched the sunset while sipping this refreshing cocktail. It’s reminiscent of a Moscow Mule with Ngolo’s special touch. I couldn’t help but ask Ngolo to share his refreshing recipe with you. Watch our Instagram video to see just how easy it is to make this sensational sip at home!



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African Ngolo Cocktail Recipe

African Ngolo Cocktail


  • 2 oz. bourbon whiskey
  • 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 oz. maple syrup
  • 1 (12 oz.) can of ginger beer

    (We used stone tangawiz, but use whatever you can find in your local store)

  • Dash of bitters
  • Mint leaves, for garnish

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