Homemade ginger beer #1

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Jar or bottle larger than 32-oz with a lid that can be tightly sealed
1 large Piece of ginger root (at least 1 oz); peeled & crushed
⅓ cup Lime juice
3 smalls Limes; peel of -or-
1 \N Lemon; peel of
½ cup Sugar
3¾ cup Boiling water
¼ teaspoon Yeast
¼ cup Lukewarm water

From "The Best of People & Food" Recipes by cruising sailors for cruising sailors by Seven Seas Press

To make 1 quart(US): Combine the crushed ginger,lime peel,juice and sugar in the jar. Pour in the boiling water. Cover loosely and let cool to room temp. Dissolve the yeast in the lukewarm water and add.

Seal the jar as tightly as possible and let stand at room temp overnight.

Chill, strain and serve.




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