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Ginger Beer Recipe


  • 1 ea Ginger root
  •   1 ea Lemon, grated rind of
  • 2 oz Cream of tartar
  • 1 1/2 lb Sugar
  • 1 ga Water, boiling
  • 1 ea Yeast, envelope


  1. Grate and thoroughly mash the ginger root in a bowl. Place in a large pot and add all ingredients except the yeast. Stir until sugar and cream of tartar is dissolved. Allow mixture to cool, then add yeast which has been started ( dissolved) in a little lukewarm water. Cover tightly for 6 hours, then filter first through a tea strainer or similar, then through cloth. ‘
  2. Bottle and cap tightly, sealed. Place in dark, cool (60 degree) place for two weeks. Chill fully before opening to drink.