Ginger beer

    10 min

    Homemade ginger beer is a refreshing summer drink and super simple to make using fresh ginger, lemons and mint mixed with sparkling water. You can enjoy the drink as soon as you make it.

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    Serves: 2 

    • 2 (15cm) pieces fresh root ginger, peeled
    • 2 large lemons
    • 4 tablespoons muscovado sugar
    • ice cubes
    • 3 sprigs fresh mint, leaves removed and stem discarded
    • 1 litre sparkling water

    Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Finely shred peeled ginger into a bowl. Zest lemons and add zest to ginger. Mix sugar and juice from the lemons into ginger-lemon zest mixture.
    2. Combine ice and mint leaves in a large jug or pitcher. Strain ginger mixture through a sieve directly into the jug; stir in sparkling water.

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    This was good and refreshing! I used regular sugar (not sure what the other is, TBH, lol). I would make this again! Thanks for sharing.  -  09 Sep 2017  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)