Ginger Beer

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Serves 4


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4 ounces chopped peeled fresh ginger
2 cups water
1 cup turbinado sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
32 ounces soda water, chilled


Combine ginger, 2 cups water, turbinado sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat, and simmer for 45 minutes. Cool completely; strain ginger syrup through a fine sieve. For each serving of ginger beer, combine 2 ounces ginger syrup, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, and 8 ounces chilled soda water in a tall glass.

Created date

May 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 146
Fat 0.3 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 42 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 67 mg
Calcium 9 mg