Small Batch Ginger Beer

Small Batch Ginger Beer

Small batch ginger beer

Difficulty: Moderate

Time: 20 mins

Serves: 4

Product: Omega  Juicer 

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  • Fresh ginger root enough to make 4 oz. juice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup raw sugar or more to taste – beer becomes less sweet as it ferments
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey or molasses
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon yeast either regular active dry or rapid rise
  • 1 container with enough space for fermentation covered



  1. Cut ginger into pieces to fit shoot.
  2. Place ginger juice, water, sugar and honey in a saucepan.
  3. Bring to a simmer until sugar dissolves.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice.
  5. Let cool to between 105 and 115 and then stir in yeast.
  6. Cover but position lid so a tiny bit of air can come in.
  7. Let ferment at room temperature for 12 hours or up to a day.
  8. Pour into bottles, leaving air space at the top, seal and store in refrigerator to stop fermentation.
  9. Drink within 1 week. Delicious as is or used as a cocktail base.
  10. Enjoy your small batch ginger beer