Ginger Ale

Ginger Ale


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This is an easy drink to make at home; fresh ginger is combined with sugar, lemon and yeast before being left to brew.


Serves: 8 

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 cup (200g) sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • water

Preparation:10min  ›  Extra time:2days preserving  ›  Ready in:2days10min 

  1. Into an empty 2 litre soft drink bottle add the ginger, sugar, yeast and lemon juice.
  2. Fill the rest of the way with water.
  3. Screw the cap onto the bottle as tight as possible. Shake the bottle well then leave at room temperature until the bottle is too hard to squeeze; about 2 days.
  4. Refrigerate. To serve pour through a tea strainer.

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Fantastic recipe! Incredibly easy and produces a lovely drink - 12 Oct 2011

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