Homemade Ginger Beer

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 litres

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Simply Delicious

By Zola Nene

Published 2016

  • About

Nothing quenches a thirst quite like the sting of ginger beer. I enjoy making this on weekends.


  • 150 g fresh root ginger
  • 500 g white sugar
  • 100 g<


  1. Roughly grate the ginger on the coarse side of the grater.
  2. Mix the ginger, sugar, raisins, lemon zest and lemon juice in a large plastic bowl or bucket.
  3. Pour the boiling water onto the mixture and stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  4. Pour in the water at room temperature, sprinkle over the yeast and stir to dissolve.
  5. Cover the bucke