Crystallized Ginger Ale
- Total Time: 5 mins
- Hands-on Time: 5 mins
Spicy-sweet crystalized ginger brings a fresh flavor to this simple ginger ale. Steep with fresh rosemary or garnish with mint leaves for added herbal notes.
1. Combine water and ginger.
2. Bring to boil, reduce to simmer, cover and let sit for 1 hour.
3. Turn off heat, stir in sugar and let steep until cool, about 1 1/2 hours.
4. Strain liquid through a fine mesh sieve, then through one or more coffee filters into a clean, sterile jar. Store concentrated extract in refrigerator for up to three months.
To mix Use a 16 ratio of concentrate to sparkling water. Adjust the ratio for more or less sweetness according to your personal dietary preferences and desired taste.