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Old 12-13-2012, 09:35 PM   #1
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Default Advice on Ginger Ale Recipe

I recently got a big order from NB and impulsively threw in a little bottle of "Old Fashioned Ginger Ale Extract." Says the full bottle makes 4 gallons. I want to keg a five gallon batch of it for the holidays.

It calls for 2 cups of sugar per gallon- I'm planning on doing 5 cups of brown sugar and 6 lbs of water-white clover honey. I was thinking I could get the requisite ginger for five gallons (since the extract is only enough for 4 gallons, and I want this "gingery") but dicing up a couple of ginger roots and steeping them in the mixture prior to kegging.

Anybody have any input on this idea, particularly as far as how much ginger to use?

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Old 12-14-2012, 03:26 AM   #2
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I'd do no more than 1 cup of brown sugar and 1 cup of honey in a ginger. Those flavors will overpower. Just short batch and do 4 gallons. You can adjust on the next backchat.
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