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Offline watai0102

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Homemade Ginger Beer Recipe??
« on: July 13, 2017, 01:27:35 AM »
Homemade Ginger Beer Recipe??
Do you know any good ginger beer recipes??

1 oz. piece fresh ginger root, peeled and crushed
Peel of a medium lime
1/3 cup fresh strained lime juice
1/2 cup sugar
3 3/4 cups boiling water
1 tsp. active dry yeast
1/4 cup lukewarm water (110-115F)

Offline Stevie

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Re: Homemade Ginger Beer Recipe??
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2017, 01:45:58 AM »
There is a recent post.

I just made one recently.

1.25 gal water
4oz chopped ginger
8oz sugar
8oz equivalent stivia (mine was 20 packs
1/4 cup lime juice.
1/2 tsp ginger powder for a touch of heat.

Steep ginger and sweetner for an hour in half gallon. Strain into rest of water and lime juice.

Offline Andy Farke

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Re: Homemade Ginger Beer Recipe??
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2017, 03:54:00 PM »
A friend of mine had this recipe (modified from this one which he got on the Food Network website)...really tasty:

1 1/2 ounces finely grated fresh ginger
6 ounces sugar
7 1/2 cups water
1/8 teaspoon champagne yeast
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

He experimented with a variety of ginger types, and found that the plain-old stuff from the standard grocery store made the stuff most to our taste.
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Re: Homemade Ginger Beer Recipe??
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2017, 10:26:49 AM »
This link will take you to the recipe I ended up with based on trial and error, but the whole thread is a good read:

I force carbonate, so if you're using yeast to carbonate, you may need to bump the sugar amount up slightly.
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