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Timewarp
12-13-2011, 07:18 PM
Do any of the members have a bit of the real Ginger beer plant they could send me?
Thanks, Paul

MaxHeadRoom
12-13-2011, 09:03 PM
Just about every food store has ginger root where I am??
Max.

wierdscience
12-13-2011, 09:15 PM
Is that the same as Sassafras root or is it something different?

lakeside53
12-13-2011, 09:16 PM
nope - he want to make his own... and needs the yeasty bug it's based on.

Here's a "how to grow your own": http://www.ehow.com/how_7376759_grow-ginger-beer-bug.html

As a kid I grew up in a house with no packaged sodas.... and this is what we had for decades. I wonder how alcoholic it got at times.... :)