Sunday, February 15, 2009

Spicy home made gingerale

I have a new recipe here




Mix 1tsp bakers yeast in warm water with sugar.
Let sit for 10min

Mix:
Washed ginger root.
3/4c sugar.
1/3c lime juice.
1/2l Water

Blend

Strain the blended mix.

boil the mix briefly and allow to cool.

Add yeast to the blended mix and pour into a clean sanitized 1 liter IKEA Grolsch like bottle.

Let sit for 48h.

Open and drink.


This makes a spicy and not very sweet gingerale adjust the recipe to your own tastes. Adjusting the fruit juices can also be interesting. Post your adaptations in the comment section

13 comments:

  1. Gonna try this. Love the stuff and have tried making some before but it came out very weak and watery.

    Love your Blogs. You give me the impression of a bored scientist locked in his lab! :)

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  2. Oh, you dont say how much ginger root to use(?)

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  3. I used one big root from the grocery store. I never really measured them. usually ~4". depends how spicy you like it.

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  4. "You give me the impression of a bored scientist locked in his lab! "

    I have at times posted from a lab while waiting on the centrifuge or a long incubation.

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  5. BTW What is the measurement 'c' that is used for the sugar and lime juice?

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  6. nice one, fellow brewer and tinkerer. did this one and another batch with lemon instead of lime and honey instead of sugar. it was good too.

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  7. sounds good to me. how much honey did you need?

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  8. Quite an interesting blog! So many things that I have been wanting to try! Thanks for sharing the boredom killers!

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  9. bored teacher on breakMarch 13, 2012 at 10:32 PM

    looks great! Any possibility of killing myself or going blind?

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  10. what kind of yeast did you use? i tried somehting similar once with bread yeast... not good

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  11. I have done it both with dried bread yeast and with champagne yeast. I think it was a little better with the champagne yeast but not that much different.

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