111. Ginger beer

1 Coopers ginger beer kit
250g light crystal malt, steeped
600g fresh ginger
1kg LDME
1kg demerara unrefined cane sugar
500g white sugar
2 limes
2 lemons
4 cloves
kit yeast
20L

Ginger diced finely then left in the fridge for 5 days (hopefully this enhanced the flavour ;). Light crystal steeped in 80 degree water for 15 mins, then strained into the boil, and steeped again with a second lot of water. Topped boil to 5L, added 500g LDME 4 cloves. Boiled for 30 mins, then added the juice and skins of the fruit for another 30 mins. Dissolved the remaining sugars and strained into the fermenter, pitched yeast.

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1 Response to 111. Ginger beer

  1. JDub says:

    How was it?

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