This is good, but I prefer fresh slices of fresh ginger and a squeeze of lime in my water without sugar. Refreshing.
Fresh Ginger Beer
If you like ginger ale, you'll love this tangy ginger beer beverage. Add your favorite rum to create a memorable cocktail.
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- Calories: 81
- Calories from fat: 0.0%
- Fat: 0.0g
- Saturated fat: 0.0g
- Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
- Protein: 0.1g
- Carbohydrate: 21.5g
- Fiber: 0.1g
- Cholesterol: 0.0mg
- Iron: 0.0mg
- Sodium: 3mg
- Calcium: 21mg
- 2 cups cold water
- 1 cup fresh lime juice
- 4 teaspoons bottled ground fresh ginger (such as Spice World)
- 3/4 cup superfine sugar
- 3 cups sparkling water
- Lime slices (optional)
- Combine water, juice, and ginger in a blender; process until blended.
- Line a strainer with cheesecloth. Strain mixture over a pitcher; discard solids. Add sugar to pitcher; stir until dissolved.
- Add sparkling water just before serving. Serve over ice. Garnish with lime slices, if desired.
If you can't find superfine sugar, place granulated sugar in a blender, and process until fine. You can find bottled ground fresh ginger in the produce section of the supermarket.
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Fresh Ginger Beer Recipe at a Glance
- COURSE: Beverages, Beverages, Nonalcoholic
- CONVENIENCE: Entertaining, Make-Ahead, Portable/Picnic, Quick/Easy, 5 Ingredients or Less
- CUISINE: American
- DIETARY CONSIDERATION: Low Carbohydrate, Low Cholesterol, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Meatless, Low Saturated Fat
- COOKING METHOD: Blender
- OCCASION: Autumn, Spring, Summer, Cinco de Mayo, Father's Day, July 4th, Kwanzaa, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Mother's Day, New Year's, Super Bowl, Valentine's Day
- PUBLICATION: Cooking Light