Ginger Beer

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  • Serves 8-10
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 167.84 calories
    • Fat 0 g
    • Sat Fat 0.01 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 1.57 mg
    • Protein 0.4 mg
    • Carbohydrate 44.19 g
    • Fiber 0 g
    • Iron 0.18 mg
    • Calcium 5.95 mg


  1. Check 4 lemons
  2. Check 1 orange
  3. Check 3/4cup roughly chopped fresh ginger
  4. Check 3/4cup honey
  5. Check 3/4cup sugar
  6. Check 1 1/4cups orange juice
  7. Check 4cups sparkling mineral water, chilled


  1. Grate 2 tablespoons each of lemon and orange zest. Squeeze 1/3 cup lemon juice from 3 of the lemons. Set aside.
  2. In a food processor, pulse the ginger, honey, and sugar until just combined. Add the orange and lemon juices and process. Transfer to a large lidded container. Add the orange and lemon zests and 2 cups of boiling water and stir until the sugar dissolves. Cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate for at least 24 hours and up to 5 days.
  3. To serve, strain the ginger-beer base into a pitcher. Thinly slice the remaining lemon and orange to form circles. Add the slices and mineral water to the pitcher and stir. Serve over ice.