Total Time
36hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 36 hrs

The commercial brand in South Africa is Stoney, but this is the easiest thing to make for literally pennies. Compared with the purchased product. I would drink my home brewed beer any day!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the water to a boil and add ginger, sugar and cream of tartar, if using.
  2. Allow to cool to body temperature then add the yeast and raisins.
  3. Place in a container with lid and leave undisturbed for 36 hours.
  4. Strain through sieve or cheesecloth and bottle.