Ginger Beer

Ginger Beer Plant (Yield 8 litres)

8-12 sultanas (preferably home grown grapes dried in Fowlers Dehydrator)
Juice of 2 lemons
1 tsp lemon pulp
4 tsp sugar
2 tsp ground ginger (preferably home grown grapes dried in Fowlers Dehydrator)
2 cups cold water
ΒΌ tsp compressed yeast OR
2-3 grains dried yeast

  1. Combine all ingredients in glass jar (vintage No.65)
  2. Leave for 3 days until it begins to ferment, then each day for one week, add 2 tsp ground ginger and 4 tsp of sugar.




Ginger Beer Recipe

4 cups sugar
4 cups boiling water
Juice of 4 lemons
7 litres of cold water

  1. Mix sugar in boiling water until dissolved.
  2. Add juice of 4 lemons.
  3. Strain contents of ginger beer plant through muslin or a nylon sieve.
  4. Add 7 litres of cold water.
  5. Pour into Fowlers fruit juice bottles, fitted with size one rings.
  6. Allow to stand for 2 weeks before using.
  7. To keep ginger beer plant alive, retain half strained residue, place in a jar with 2 cups cold water, continue feeding as before. 

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