Ginger Beer Bug

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  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried yeast
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 12 cups cold water
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • fluid off bug


To start the bug mix warm water with ginger, sugar and yeast in a glass jar, cover>
Feed bug with 1 teaspoon of ginger and1 teaspoon of sugar each day for 7 days.
To make the ginger beer, dissolve2 cups sugar in boiling water and then add remaining ingredients. Bottle and seal.
Start the bug off again with water, sugar and ginger.


The recipe above has been supplied by a member of the public and has not been individually tested by Helen Jackson. Helen Jackson does not accept any liability in relation to publication of this recipe.

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