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Original home-made ginger beer

Ingredients 1 litre water, 1 cup of whole cane sugar (can be adjusted lower if too sweet), 1 lemon, 1 large ginger root (add more if you like it gingery there is no upper or lower limit) OR one-two tea-spoons of dried ginger, Ginger Beer Plant – one table-spoon is sufficient – it will grow especially during the warmer summer months. Related links: SCOBY-doby-do and the origins of the mysterious symbiotic! KA POW – and the explosive power of fizzy ferments! YAHOO – and the peculiar tale of the missing ginger beer plant! Direction Begin by chopping the ginger, with skin on, into small pieces and placing them into a blender. Adding some water helps blend the fibrous ginger root.   Place the mashed ginger into either a tea-towl or food mill and squeeze as much of the juice out as possible        Add the sugar and lemon juice into the squeezed ginger juice.    Pour the whole into your fermenting glass container and fill to the top with water. Finally place the ginger beer plant into the glass …