Ginger Syrup Made at Home

Ginger Syrup Made at Home

What is the difference between ginger syrup and ginger beer?
Ginger syrup is made by cooking ginger with water and sugar until you obtain a syrupy consistency (see recipe below).  Meanwhile ginger beer is traditionally a fermented beverage created by mixing ginger syrup (once cooled) with a mother culture (ginger beer plant) and leaving this mixture to ferment for a few days.  The process for making ginger beer is very similar to the process for making other popular cultured and fermented drinks, such as Kombucha and water kefir.  Once you learn to make one, it will be easy for you to start m…

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