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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.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2005

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 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)

Preparation

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.

Note:

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • 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
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