Boston Cooler (Ginger Ale and Vanilla Ice Cream Shake)

  • Serves

    makes 1

  • Cook

    5 minutes


By SAVEUR Editors

Published on March 8, 2016

Despite the name, Boston Coolers are as about Midwestern as Marge Gunderson and repressed emotions. And they're our favorite kind of soda shake—a milkshake with a soft drink replacing the milk. Ginger ale adds a warm, spicy bite that cuts through all the vanilla richness.


  • 3 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 (12-oz.) bottle ginger ale, preferably Vernor's


Step 1

Combine ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

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