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Homemade Ginger Beer

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Introduction

My Grandma's ginger beer recipe, the easiest, best ginger beer you will ever make!

My Grandma's ginger beer recipe, the easiest, best ginger beer you will ever make!

Ingredients

Serves: 20 wine bottles.

Metric Cups
  • 15 litres water
  • 2½ kilograms sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons brewers yeast
  • 2 tablespoons cream of tartar
  • 2 tablespoons tartaric acid
  • 26⅖ pints water
  • 5½ pounds sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons brewers yeast
  • 2 tablespoons cream of tartar
  • 2 tablespoons tartaric acid

Method

Homemade Ginger Beer is a community recipe submitted by SAKIWI and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Mix together in a large plastic bucket with lid.
  • Leave for 24 hours.
  • Strain into bottles with screw tops. (old wine bottles)
  • Stand for at least a week before you drink it.
  • Mix together in a large plastic bucket with lid.
  • Leave for 24 hours.
  • Strain into bottles with screw tops. (old wine bottles)
  • Stand for at least a week before you drink it.
  • Additional Information

    If it is really hot, I recommend you store your bottles in a cool spot (like under the house). I had one blow a hole in my sleep out roof last year!! They can get very volatile if left to long!

    If it is really hot, I recommend you store your bottles in a cool spot (like under the house). I had one blow a hole in my sleep out roof last year!! They can get very volatile if left to long!

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