Ginger Beer v3.0 (3 ratings)

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: reckley (Shared)
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Brewer: Rod Eckley
Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer (21A)
Boil Size: 7.21 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 7.0 SRMEquipment: Pot and Cooler (15 Gal. Pot, 10Gal Igloo)
Bitterness: 23.1 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.081 (19.4° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Medium Body
Est FG: 1.023 SG (5.8° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 7.6%Taste Rating: 30.0

Amount Name Type #
13 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1
1 lbs Victory Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 2
1.00 oz Northern Brewer [8.5%] - Boil 60 min Hops 3
1.00 lbs Ginger Root (Boil 60 min) Misc 4
1.0 pkgs Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05) Yeast 5
8.00 oz Brown Sugar, Light (8.0 SRM) Sugar 6


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by revco2

I have brewed this beer at least 5 times. I keep adding more fresh ginger. I'm up to 3lbs now! I can't get enough. I've tried chopping, grating, blending, etc, each has it's own pros and cons. Blending gives the most flavor but the most trub, grating tends to become tedious and most of the time leads to chopping at some point to finish off the odd bits. Chopping gives the least flavor but is easy to filter out when adding to the fermenter. This is a great, simple recipe that you can tweak to make a higher or lower ABV, more or less ginger, plus feel free to add other spices or substitute sugars for different flavors. I will keep tweaking and brewing this recipe for years!

by TerryB

Northern Brewer or Galena Hops

Turned out awesome

by Winnsome

Brewed October 2020,
I made this for my second brew ever because I love ginger beer. Nice flavour.. Could have been more refined but that's my problem being new and I know I did mistakes.
Did in a Robobrew v3.0
used 2.0lbs of fresh ginger but kept everything else as is..
Need to brew again and again this will be a regular rotation.. so good on it's own or you can make some kick-your-ass "dark n' stormy" (dark rum, ginger beer and a lime wedge)
Thanks to the author for posting.

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