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Ginger Beer

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drink
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 8
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 1 lb. fresh ginger
  • 8 cups water
  • 1-1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • Lime peel


  • Wash and remove the skin from the ginger. Chop the ginger and blend in a little water.
  • Pour into a large pot with the rest of water and leave to soak and ferment for about 24 hours or longer if you want it stronger tasting.
  • When fermented, strain the mixture. Add lime peel to the ginger beer and sweeten to taste. Remove the lime peel, bottle and refrigerate. Serve chilled.