Fast ginger beer

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From Flip Grater’s The Cookbook Tour.

Fast Ginger Beer (Raw)

5 minPrep Time

5 minTotal Time

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  • ¼ tsp yeast
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp warm water
  • juice and rind of 2 lemons
  • 1 Tbsp dried ginger
  • ¾ cup sugar


  1. Combine first three ingredients and leave for 5 minutes until it bubbles.
  2. Combine juice and lemon rinds, dried ginger and sugar.
  3. Leave for 5 minutes and strain out rind.
  4. Combine all ingredients in a 1.5 litre plastic bottle.
  5. Fill nearly to the top and leave for 24 hours in a hot water cupboard. Cool before opening – it should be fizzy!

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