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Old 03-01-2005, 01:33 AM   #1
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Does anyone have a good alcoholic ginger beer recipie? I have been trying one with lactose to sweeten the batch but still have nothing that realy is cutting the cheese so to say.


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Old 03-01-2005, 05:04 AM   #2
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Does anyone have a good alcoholic ginger beer recipie? I have been trying one with lactose to sweeten the batch but still have nothing that realy is cutting the cheese so to say.
here is a maple ginger porter recipe i made... its a very strong brew, and quite tasty (though i've only had a few as i want to age them longer)... this is just my record of what i did, go ahead and change whatever you see fit.

Maple Ginger Porter
5 gallon recipe.

Grains:
.5 lb. Roasted malt
.75 lb. Crystal 50L malt
.25 lb. Black malt
.5 lb. Chocolate malt

Extract:
2 x 3.3 lb. liquid light malt extract
1 x 3 lb. dry light malt extract

Hops:
1 oz. Northern Brewer whole hops, (60 min)
1 oz. Northern Brewer whole hops, (15 min)

Yeast:
White Labs high gravity English Ale yeast, 2nd generation.

Etc:
16 oz. Grade A maple syrup in boil for 10 mins.
4 oz. fresh grated ginger in boil for 10 mins.
.75 cups Corn Sugar for bottling
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Old 05-10-2005, 04:52 PM   #3
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I actually made a half wheat ale and added 1 oz of grated ginger to the boil. It has a slight ginger taste that doesn't bite.
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