Saturday, August 27, 2011

Pineapple Ginger Beer Float

Theodore De Dumas 

2 lb of fresh ginger root
1 cup of sweetener (preferably date sugar, dates, figs, honey, agave nectar)
1 fresh pineapple (ripe)
14 cup water

-Make sure to wash the ginger root, and cut into 1/2" pieces.
-Place half of cut ginger into blender.
-Add 1 cup of water.
-Cover and set blender to high.
-Blend until ginger is well chopped and mixed in with the water.
-Transfer the mixture to a large stove top pot.
-Repeat with the second half of the ginger, again adding the 1 cup of water, and add the mixture to the pot.
-Slice pineapple accordingly, transfer half of the pineapple into the blender.
-Add 1 cup of water and blend on high until pineapple is in smallpiece and mixed in the water. Move to the pot with the ginger.
-Repeat with the rest of the cut pineapple (and water).
-Add mixture to the cup.
-Add 10 more cups of water to the pot
-Half cover the pot with the top
-Bring to a boil on high and boil on medium for about 30 minutes
-Remove the pot from the stove
-Cover the pot completely and allow the mixture to sit for 8 hours or overnight (at room temperature)
-Pour the mixture through a metal strainer to remove the larger pieces of ginger and pineapple
-Use wooden spoon to press the liquid through the strainer
-Use cotton cloth to strain out small particle
-Use hand to squeeze the ginger beer out of thecloth
-Add the 1 cup of sweetener and stir (add more if desired)
-Chill for 30 minutes


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