Jamaican Ginger Beer Recipe

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Jamaican Ginger BeerIngredients

300 gms fresh, peeled ginger (about 2 ½ cups if shredded or sliced)
2 litres boiling water (about 8 1/2 cups)
2 tsp cream of tartar6 cups sugar
2 limes
½ packet yeast


1. Peel the limes thinly and squeeze out the juice.
2. Crush the ginger and place all in a big earthenware jar with the cream of tartar.
3. Pour the boiling water over it. When lukewarm, lay the yeast on a slice of toast and lay it on top of the brew.

Leave to ferment for 12 hours then strain and bottle. Keep 3 to 4 days.

Makes 2 litres (slightly more than 2 quarts)

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