Raw Ginger Beer Recipe (Easy, Natural Soda)
This is a super simple recipe for a delicious raw ginger beer soda. This is soda that is raw and completely natural! The benefits of raw ginger are plentiful. This drink is amazing for calming stomach aches, fighting indigestion, squashing acid reflux, and delighting tastebuds.
If your ginger bug is in good health, this will make a very fizzy drink and you won’t ever crave for a modern day soda again. You can also use this recipe as a base for delicious fruit flavored shrubs and cocktails! Enjoy!
Raw Ginger Beer Soda Recipe
- 4 inches ginger juiced
- 1-2 lemons juiced
- 2 quarts water
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup active ginger bug
- Juice the ginger WITH the skin on if it is organic!
- Add everything together, and taste-test.
- Pour into bottles and let ferment 1-7 days until sufficiently bubbly. It may take longer if your house is colder, but please do check daily. You don't want exploding jars!
My house is always on the warmer side, so my soda is usually very bubbly after a day or two. I then put them in the fridge to chill until the flavor is perfect, generally another 2 days. I don’t like it too sweet, but don’t like it alcoholic either!
Once your jar has some fizz, it’s time to open carefully and enjoy your cold, refreshing, raw ginger beer soda! Also be sure to try this naturally fermented pineapple ginger soda! Click here for the recipe!
NOTE: I haven’t had the chance to try these with honey just yet, but plan to soon. If you try it before I do, let me know how it goes!
This recipe is a raw version of the one posted in Wild Fermentation.