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List of ingredients for Ginger beer

* 1 gallon Boiling water
* 14 oz loaf Sugar
* 1 Lemon
* ¾ oz lump of Ginger, bruised
* ½ oz solid Yeast
* 2 teaspoonfuls of Castor sugar
* 1 teaspoonful of Cream of tartar

* Wipe the Lemon and peel very thinly
* put the rind in a large jar or pan, and add the lump Sugar, Ginger and Cream of tartar
* Pour Boiling water over these ingredients, and stir together. Leave until lukewarm.
* Mix the Yeast and Castor sugar together until they become liquid, then stir into the other ingredients with the Lemon juice.
* Partly cover
* Leave in a warm place for 12 hours
* Remove the scum, strain the Ginger Beer and bottle
* Cork the bottles very securely and tie the corks with wire
* Leave for about 4 to 5 days


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