My friend from St. Kitts says to skip the yeast to avoid the carbonated alcohol. He laughs at America's fascination with bubbles in their drinks. For Mel Torme I added the 'tiny bubbles'. Add flavors of your choice (vanilla, almond, bay leaves, cloves, allspice, etc.).

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
3 days
total:
3 days
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Remove 1/2 cup of the boiling water and set aside to cool to lukewarm.

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  • Combine remaining boiling water, 2 cups sugar, ginger, honey, and lime juice in a large plastic container.

  • Mix the 1/2 cup lukewarm water, 1 cup sugar, and yeast together in a separate bowl. Let stand until the yeast softens and begins to form a creamy paste, about 5 minutes; stir into ginger mixture. Cover container and let sit for 3 days. Skim foam from top, strain liquid, and pour ginger beer into clean storage containers; chill.

Nutrition Facts

213 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 52.5g; fat 0.2g; sodium 19.2mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2021
I am making this as I write.I hope it works out well as I love ginger beer. I have put it into the plastic container to brew for a few days now and will update as I go. It did seem like a lot of yeast though! We shall see. I have attached a photo of how it looks on day 1... Read More
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