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Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This recipe will make 8, 16 ounce bottles.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Chop up the ginger root, use 3 oz if you want it stronger.
  2. Simmer the ginger, juices, and sugars in 1 ½ quart of water for 30 mintues to an hour. The longer you leave it simmer, the stronger it will be.
  3. Remove heat and strain through a kitchen strainer.
  4. Mix the brew with the other 3 quarts of water.
  5. Let it all cool till it’s lukewarm.
  6. Inside a small jar, stir in 1/8 teaspoon of yeast in with 1⁄4 cup warm water (not hot!) Bread yeast will work but ale yeast from a homebrew store is preferred.
  7. After 15 minutes, add the yeast solution to your lukewarm brew.
  8. Sit for 10 minutes.
  9. Bottle it in 8 - 12 oz bottles.
  10. Bottling:.
  11. Make sure you CLEAN your bottles inside and out, rinse and air dry.
  12. How to use plastic bottles:.
  13. Pour in the brew and twist the caps on tight.
  14. Squeeze the bottles and notice how they give.
  15. Every few hours, squeeze them and see how they are giving. They will get harder to squeeze. When they no longer give any more, put them in the fridge.
  16. Drink cold and enjoy!
  17. If you used glass bottles, put them in the fridge after a day.
  18. Don't want to use yeast? Substitute a carbonated water like club or seltzer water in place of that extra 3 quarts of water.