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Ginger Brew

really great to beat a cold or sip after lunch. a little sweet and ginger-spicy.

Ready In:
48hrs 15mins
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ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons gingerroot
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 14 teaspoon yeast

directions

  • -funnel sugar and yeast into the bottle.
  • -grate 2 tbsp of ginger.
  • -extract juice from lemon.
  • -mix juice and ginger in a small bowl. funnel this into the bottle w/dry ingredients.
  • -add water. fill 90% and shake until the sugar dissolves. top off the bottle, leaving 3 fingers empty.
  • -cap tightly and keep in a warm place. wait 36-40 hours for the yeast to activate. (the bottle will most likely inflate under the pressure, so rest it on it's side).
  • -refridgerate overnight.
  • WARNING: open very slowly and carefully. i was careless with the first one and nearly blew my thumb off. the bottle is under a lot of pressure.
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  1. jacksprat_1
    I tried this...delicious!!!it doesnt have that nasty bite that commercial pops have'.Thirst quenching tastey and makes the tummy feel good.However..I did not heed the warning and when I opened it..there was a geyser!!!!beware.
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  2. ArgyleSoul
    really great to beat a cold or sip after lunch. a little sweet and ginger-spicy.
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