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Ginger and sugar in boiling water

Ginger and sugar in boiling water

Lemon Slices

Lemon Slices

Yeast starting to activate

Yeast starting to activate

Mixture maturing

Mixture maturing

 

Making your own home made Ginger Beer is really easy.

Ingredients : 

  • 4,5 l water
  • 28 g whole ginger
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 10 g active dry yeast
  • 1 lemon

Method : 

  • Boil the water, bruise the ginger and add to hot water with the sugar. Stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Pour into an enamel jug or pail and allow to cool until lukewarm.
  • Combine the active dry yeast with 1 teaspoon sugar and add 1 cup luke-warm water. Put aside in a warm place for 5 to 10 minutes or until it starts to ferment. Add to the sugar-water
  • Cut the lemon into thin slices and add.
  • Allow to stand for 24  hours. Strain through a damp cloth.
  • Pour into bottle and cork tightly. It will be ready for use in 1 – 2 days.

 

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