Ginger Beer from Sierra Leone
A spicy and healthful drink made from ginger.
- 6 ozs ginger root peeled
- 2 quarts water hot
- 3/4 cups Sugar
- 2 limes juice of
- 2 cloves optional
Peel and cut the ginger into pieces
Add about 1/2 cup of water into the blender with the ginger and blend into a thick paste.
Put the ginger paste into a glass bowl and top with hot water.
Add in the sugar, lime and cloves if using.
Pour this mixture through a sieve or cheese cloth into jars or bottles and place in the refrigerator for at least an hour or longer. Enjoy cold and you can choose if you want to add the hotter, settled ginger at the bottom for a spicier affair.
Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg