Ginger Beer


Ginger Beer

Summary: Based on above recipe from from Robert P Davis, Brewmaster at Fort Christian Brew Pub St. Croix, USVI and Partner at Reconstructing History


  • 5 Gallons Water (plus extra for boil off)
  • 8 LBs Turbinado Sugar
  • 5 LBs Fresh Ginger
  • 35-40 Key Limes


  1. Grate (in food processor) the ginger (no need to peel)
  2. Bring water to boil – When boiling remove from heat
  3. Stir in sugar until completely dissolved
  4. Return to heat.
  5. Add Ginger
  6. Return to boil and boil for 30 minutes
  7. Turn off heat
  8. Halve citrus squeeze into it and throw in the remnants
  9. Cover
  10. Allow to cool (overnight)
  11. When cooled and to taste, add to keg
  12. Force carbonate
  13. Serve plain or over ice and add rum

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