Jailhouse Ginger Beer

As an operative for the Brewminati it is not inconceivable that one could wind up spending some time in the clink. For those occasions we have this simple recipe for alcoholic ginger beer. A well brewed ginger beer can help ingratiate you to both guards and prisoners alike, as well as keep you healthy due to ginger’s many positive health benefits.  

Recipe Details

Batch Size Boil Time IBU SRM Est. OG Est. FG ABV
1.4 gal 0 min
Actuals 1.049 1.012

Fermentables

Name Amount %
Muscovado Sugar 1.5 lbs 100

Miscs

Name Amount min Type
Ginger 2 oz 0 min Boil Other
Calamansi 2 oz 0 min Boil Flavor

Yeast

Name Lab Attenuation Temperature
Coopers 0% 32°F - 32°F
 

As a Brewminati member, one must be able to brew with whatever equipment and ingredients are at hand. This particular recipe is in the experimental phase and is being brewed in easily procured 6L plastic water bottles. Five gallon carboys are not exactly readily available in prison !

Jailhouse Ginger Beer

Jailhouse Ginger Beer fementing in 6L plastic drinking water bottles. This picture was taken a few hours after pitching the yeast.

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