Ginger Beer - A refreshing drink
800 g ginger
4 big, fresh pineapples
1 tablespoon yeast
5 cups of molasses
100 g of sugar (optional)
Cut the ginger into small cubes, put it in a blender, add a little
bit of water and blend it. Wash the pineapples and cut it in chunks, it's not
necessary to peel the pineapples. Put the pineapples and the blended ginger in a
big pot, boil the water and pour it over the mixture. Allow it to cool down to
lukewarm. Dissolve the yeast in a cup of lukewarm water, pour it over the
mixture and stir it. Cover the mixture and allow it to stand overnight. Add the
molasses the next day stir it and strain it into bottles. Close the bottles
tightly and refrigerate.
Serves cool in glasses.