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Old 04-27-2010, 03:02 AM   #1
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anyone have a good recipe for Jamaican style ginger beer the kind that has that sharp ginger bite not ginger ale?I use kegs and co2 carb if that helps


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Old 04-27-2010, 04:56 PM   #2
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sorry for this question but is ginger beer an alcoholic beverage I'm not sure of the difference from ginger ale but I've made a few recipes with ginger but not sure if I can help I'm new to this


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no it's not alcoholic it''s just a clean sharp tasting ginger ale
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:31 PM   #4
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no it's not alcoholic it''s just a clean sharp tasting ginger ale
thanks
well I made a sharp tasting ginger ale I don't know if it's what you want but
I took a piece of fresh ginger root threw it in a food processor and turned it into a pulp
I'll apologize for the measurements now cause most things I don't measure
about a half cup of the ginger pulp
1 cup of corn syrup
1 cup of sugar
half teaspoon of citric acid ( I used a tablespoon the first time and my tongue was not happy)
2 cups water

put it all in a pot and simmer til it thickens (about an hour)

next I used a 2 liter bottle and filled it 3/4 full with water then I added the syrup (not all of it) until I was satisfied with the taste

and finally I force carbed it with the homemade carb cap and about 50 psi
shook it up added more carb at 50 psi put it in the fridge for a few hours then gave it another shot of co2 (@ 50 psi) then let it sit over night
next day poured a glass good taste good carb
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