Ginger beer

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Ginger beer

Post: # 251007Post Magpie
Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:40 pm

I've started a ginger beer plant, using raisins to grow the yeasts. The plant got very bubbly, but it has been bottled for a week now, but hasn't fizzed like I thought it would - the bottles are getting harder, but haven't had to let any gas out yet. We have tasted it, and it's not very ginger-y either. How long should it take to be ready to drink?

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Re: Ginger beer

Post: # 251184Post chadspad
Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:02 pm

Ive just made some but with bread yeast. Recipe says to bottle for 10 days before drinking. Hope that helps :icon_smile:
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Re: Ginger beer

Post: # 251192Post Magpie
Wed Jan 04, 2012 7:38 pm

Thanks - about day 10 now, and the bottles are getting harder. Just have to be patient I guess - I think I was just expecting it to be different, with all those stories of exploding bottles!

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