Do it yourself Ginger beer

I like to try and make my own drinks, and cocktails and I am in love with making this drink.

This is how I do my Ginger beer at home from scratch.

And lets start with the two things you need: ingredients and tools.

We do this for six servings.


  • Fresh ginger(2 medium roots)
  • 75 Lemon juice
  • 50 Orange juice
  • Brewer yeast(or ginger bug*)
  • 5 spoons of Brown sugar
  • 8 cups of water
  • honey **

 *you can make it yourself

**add is needed after fermentation


  • Pot 
  • Grater 
  • Fennel 
  • Hermetic bottles 
  • Bowls 
  • Cheesecloth
  • Spoon 
  • Measuring cups

The how to

Grate your ginger 

Squeeze lemon and orange juice 

In a pot put 1 1/2 cups of water , add sugar and ginger, leave the water to boil for 20 minutes 

Strain the liquid after boiling into a bowl 

Add the lemon and orange juice, yeast  and extra water. 

Stir the mix well and pour into bottles 

Let it ferment for 48 hours to room temperature(to slow the process put them in the fridge)