Natural, delicious, and healing: Ginger beer recipe


Prepare the Ginger: Place the chopped ginger in a pot with half of the water (4 cups). Bring to a boil and then simmer for about 20 minutes. This process extracts the ginger's flavors and beneficial compounds.

Make the Syrup: Strain the ginger water into a large bowl, discarding the ginger pieces. While the water is still hot, dissolve the sugar into it, adjusting the amount based on your preferred sweetness level.

Activate the Yeast: In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in a little warm water. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes until frothy. This step is crucial for fermentation.

Combine Ingredients: Add the lemon juice to the ginger syrup. Then, stir in the activated yeast mixture. Add the remaining 4 cups of cold water and mix well.

Bottle: Pour the mixture into clean, airtight bottles, leaving some space at the top. Seal the bottles tightly.

Ferment: Allow the bottles to ferment at room temperature for 24-48 hours. Check the pressure occasionally to prevent the bottles from bursting.

Refrigerate: Once the ginger beer has carbonated to your liking, refrigerate to stop the fermentation process. Serve chilled.

Enjoy your homemade ginger beer as a refreshing drink that not only delights the palate but also offers numerous health benefits. Remember, moderation is key, and it's essential to be mindful of ginger's effects if you're taking medications or have specific health conditions. Cheers to your health!