112-ounce bottle strong ginger beer (such as Reed's)
1cupmixed dried fruit (such as stemmed figs, apricots, cherries, prunes, raisins, and sliced candied ginger)
Bring ginger beer, dried fruit, and 1 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat to low and simmer until liquid becomes syrupy and mixture is reduced to 1 1/2 cups, 35–40 minutes. Let cool completely.
DO AHEAD:Can be made 1 week ahead. Cover and chill.