Ginger Beer

by | Nov 9, 2015 | 0 comments

I don't know how to make beer, perhaps someone could send me a recipe using just 4 ingredients. But here is a great recipe for good old fashion ginger beer.

Yields1 ServingDifficultyBeginner
Culture
 1 cup water
 1 tsp compressed (fresh) yeast
Ginger Beer
 6 cups of boiling filtered water
 1 tsp cream of tartar
 3 litres cold filtered water
 2 lemons
Method
For the Culture:
1

Use a small glass jar and mix together the yeast and water.

2

Add sugar and ginger, stir well.

3

24 hours later add another 2 tsps of sugar and 1 tsp of ginger.

4

Repeat this step for the next 5 days, stirring well after each addition.

Making the Ginger Beer
5

Mix sugar, boiling water and cream of tatar together, stirring until sugar dissolves. Allow to cool.

6

Add the cold water.

7

Juice the lemons, strain the juice and add to syrup.

8

Strain ginger culture through a fine muslin cloth and add the liquid to the syrup.

9

Bottle, seal and leave for 7 days

Note: Make sure you store ginger beer outside the house, bottles have been known to explode on occasion. Always open ginger beer away from your face.
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Ingredients

Culture
 1 cup water
 1 tsp compressed (fresh) yeast
Ginger Beer
 6 cups of boiling filtered water
 1 tsp cream of tartar
 3 litres cold filtered water
 2 lemons

Directions

Method
For the Culture:
1

Use a small glass jar and mix together the yeast and water.

2

Add sugar and ginger, stir well.

3

24 hours later add another 2 tsps of sugar and 1 tsp of ginger.

4

Repeat this step for the next 5 days, stirring well after each addition.

Making the Ginger Beer
5

Mix sugar, boiling water and cream of tatar together, stirring until sugar dissolves. Allow to cool.

6

Add the cold water.

7

Juice the lemons, strain the juice and add to syrup.

8

Strain ginger culture through a fine muslin cloth and add the liquid to the syrup.

9

Bottle, seal and leave for 7 days

Note: Make sure you store ginger beer outside the house, bottles have been known to explode on occasion. Always open ginger beer away from your face.
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