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       Title: Ginger Beer
  Categories: Wildgame, Beverages
       Yield: 1 servings
       1 ea Ginger root
       1 ea Lemon, grated rind of
       2 oz Cream of tartar
   1 1/2 lb Sugar
       1 ga Water, boiling
       1 ea Yeast, envelope
   Grate and thoroughly mash the ginger root in a bowl. Place in a large
   pot and add all ingredients except the yeast. Stir until sugar and
   cream of tartar is dissolved. Allow mixture to cool, then add yeast
   which has been started ( dissolved) in a little lukewarm water. Cover
   tightly for 6 hours, then filter first through a tea strainer or
   similar, then through cloth. Bottle and cap tightly, sealed. Place in
   dark, cool (60 degree) place for two weeks. Chill fully before
   opening to drink. Source: Leon Soniat, New Orleans Times-Picayune 28
   Aug 1980 Recipe date: 08/28/80