Fermented Ginger Ale Recipe – A Probiotic Rich Homemade Soda for Good Gut Health
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Today, I’m sharing a recipe for Fermented Ginger Ale. This is a Probiotic-Rich Homemade Soda that is wonderful for Good Gut Health.
Homemade fermented sodas, such as Fermented Ginger Ale, are easy to make and offer a probiotic-rich alternative to the sodas sold at the grocery store. Plus, since they are rich in probiotics, homemade sodas support good gut health, which scientists tell us is part of supporting overall good health. To start, you’ll need a “Ginger Bug,” so if you don’t already have one made, be sure to watch the How to Make a Ginger Bug for Making Probiotic Rich Fermented Drinks video.
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Homemade Fermented Ginger Ale (Video)
- 4 inch piece Fresh ginger, chopped
- 4 cups Water
- 1/3 cup Dried cane juice (sugar) White cane sugar can be substituted but add 1 teaspoon of molasses
- Juice of one lemon
- 1/4 cup Ginger bug See related video at https://youtu.be/-5On9AsrWVw
- Add chopped ginger to a saucepan and add water. Bring to a boil then turn down to a high simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes.
- Remove saucepan from the heat and stir in sugar until it dissolves.
- Strain liquid in saucepan into a 4-cup measuring cup or bowl using a mesh strainer to catch the ginger.
- Allow mixture to cool to room temperature and then add ginger bug and stir well.
- Decant mixture into a jar and put on a lid and allow to ferment for 2 - 6 days. Loosen lid each day to release fermentation gas that will build up in jar. Once the desired level of carbonation and flavor have been achieved, refrigerate.
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