Ginger beer

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    hello, years ago I used to make ginger beer, I have started a ginger beer plant but I can't remember the recipe to make up the drink. Any help much appriciated
     
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    1/2 oz dried yeast.1/2 pint water.2 level teaspoons sugar.2 level teaspoons of ginger.If i can I will put full instructions on.It's a recipe from a old cook book Farmhouse kitchen.
     
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    Recipe below.hope it works(y)(y)
     

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    Thanks all,
    Last time the bottles did explode what a sticky mess, never mind it all adds to the fun,
     
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    This brought back memories and made me chuckle..:giggler:...I remember my dad making ginger beer when I was young....he kept the bottles under the stairs I can still hear the POP**** BANG ****sounds as the corks popped
     
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    Hello,Dave,
    thanks for recipe, but am I missing something, i can't see the instructions for making the actual beer. I have made the "plant"but I can't remember how to make the beer.
     
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    20150317_202846.jpg here you go (y).Let know if pics no good(y)
     

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    Hi, I can see all the recipe now, can't wait to try it.the book you have looks very interesting, is it very old.
     
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    my mum used to explode bottles of ginger beer under the stairs on a regular basis, crikey, we might be related.. :D
     
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    It's a nice idea to use the old recipe, but for anything other than a historical recreation I wouldn't bother. The ingredients are more or less the same as the recipe I posted earlier but the chances of it going off are much greater with the older recipe and method. But I'm not knocking it, try both I suggest.
     
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    Yes It was my mum's.It's called FarmHouse Kitchen.There was a cookery series on TV.Yorkshire TV.The presenter was Dorothy Sleighholme.It was published in 1975.It was reprinted 9 times.Last printed 1977. Most recipes are similar to what our modern day super chef's are cooking today:D
     
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