Carmen's Jamaican Ginger Beer (recipe)
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Caribbean
  • 1 lb ginger
  • 1.5 lbs granulated sugar
  • cloves
  1. Peel 1lb of ginger - peel and blend with as much water as needed to get a good pulp
  2. Put in large glass bottle
  3. Set in sun for 2 days
  4. Bring inside and strain
  5. Add more water (about 1liter) and squeeze the grated ginger in this water. Bang out the ging !! :D
  6. Discard the used and abused ginger.
  7. Add more water. You want about a gallon.
  8. Add 1.5lbs granulated sugar
  9. Pour into clean bottles.
  10. Add 4 to 5 cloves per bottle.
  11. Allow to 'rest' on the counter for two days before refrigerating.
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