The Ginger Ale Authority is back

The Ginger Ale Authority is back

Hey guys, sorry for the long hiatus in terms of new ginger ale reviews and content. We’ve actually seen an explosion in our numbers and traffic, and it’s one of the reasons we’re getting back in the craft soda game. A couple things: Is this a joke? No. Contacting us Shoot us an email contact@gingeraleauthority.com, or hit up our contact page in the top menu. Is Boylan Bottleworks still the best ginger ale in the world? Yes. Submitting Reviews We’ve been asked this a lot and we definitely accept submissions an contributor reviews. If you have a particular ginger ale in your local neck of the woods, feel free to review and send it in and we might be able to run it — under your name of course. Will we be holding more taste tests? Let’s...
Seinfeld’s Ginger Ale Tips: Don’t get duped like Constanza

Seinfeld’s Ginger Ale Tips: Don’t get duped like Constanza

If you’ve ordered ginger ale in restaurants, odds are that a server has tried to pull a fast one on you. Unfortunately, experiences like George Costanza’s are all too familiar. For those who were unaware, placing a tiny drop of Coke into a full glass of Sprite can make a slight “ginger-ale-esque” looking and tasting beverage, and many servers will do this as a shortcut to save time. Most restaurants have real ginger ale on fountain at their bar, but it normally takes longer to walk to the bar than to perform the Coke-trick. No doubt, thousands of people today will be served this lie and have no idea they’re being bamboozled. Why do people not notice? Most ginger ale from a fountain is low quality anyway. It’s hard to look for the ginger bite and spice if there is no ginger bite and spice to look for. But that doesn’t make it any less wrong. Next time you order ginger ale in fountain drink form, be on high alert. You don’t want to get duped like George; no one deserves a fake watered down ginger ale. For full tasting ginger ales, check out our Ginger Ale Reviews. (Note: most servers will laugh it off and bring you a real ginger ale from the bar if they are caught — don’t be afraid to...
SimplyRecipes.com Ginger Ale Recipe

SimplyRecipes.com Ginger Ale Recipe

SimplyRecipes.com Ginger Ale Recipe Homemade Ginger Ale Recipes There are two types of ginger ale recipes, those with yeast to produce carbonation, and those with added carbonated water. The Ginger Ale Authority has homemade ginger ale recipes for both of course. Ingredients 1 cup peeled, finely chopped ginger 2 cups water 1 cup sugar 1 cup water Lime juice Lime wedges Instructions: 1 Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a saucepan. Add ginger. Reduce heat to medium low and let ginger sit in the simmering water for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 20 minutes. Strain liquid through a fine mesh strainer. Discard ginger pieces. 2 In a separate saucepan, make the Simple Syrup by dissolving 1 cup granulated sugar into 1 cup of boiling water. Set aside. 3 Make individual (tall) glasses of ginger ale by mixing 1/2 cup of ginger water with 1/3 cup of Simple Syrup and 1/2 cup of club soda. Add a few drops of fresh lime juice and a lime wedge to each glass. Makes four servings. –...
LearningHerbs.com Ginger Ale Recipe

LearningHerbs.com Ginger Ale Recipe

LearningHerbs.com Ginger Ale Recipe Ginger Ale Homemade Recipes There are two types of ginger ale recipes, those with yeast to produce carbonation, and those with added carbonated water. The Ginger Ale Authority has homemade ginger ale recipes for both of course. 2 to 3 ounces of fresh ginger root (depending on how strong you like it. You can even add more ginger to this ginger ale recipe) – 3 tablespoons of lemon juice – 3 tablespoons of orange juice – 3⁄4 cup of sugar (nice to blend white with natural cane sugar if you have it) – 4 1/2 quarts of water – Some yeast from the supermarket. Bread yeast will work, but if you happen to have a homebrew store around, get a small packet of ale yeast. It’s cheap. – Bottles: see below. This recipe will make 8, 16 ounce bottles. What to do for this ginger ale recipe… 1. Chop up the ginger root 2. Simmer the ginger, juices, and sugars in 1 ½ quart of water for 30 mintues to an hour. The longer you leave it simmer, the stronger it will be. 3. Remove it from heat and strain it out through a kitchen strainer. Compost the plant material. 4. Mix the brew with the other 3 quarts of water. 5. Let it all cool till it’s lukewarm. 6. On the side in a small jar, stir in 1/8 teaspoon of yeast in with 1⁄4 warm water (not hot!) 7. After 15 minutes, add the yeast solution to your lukewarm brew. 8. Let the brew sit for 10 minutes. 9. Bottle it up! Bottling...
Alton Brown’s “Good Eats” Ginger Ale Recipe

Alton Brown’s “Good Eats” Ginger Ale Recipe

Alton Brown’s “Good Eats” Ginger Ale Recipe Food Network Homemade Ginger Ale Recipes There are two types of ginger ale recipes, those with yeast to produce carbonation, and those with added carbonated water. The Ginger Ale Authority has homemade ginger ale recipes for both of course.     Ingredients · 1 1/2 ounces finely grated fresh ginger · 6 ounces sugar · 7 1/2 cups filtered water · 1/8 teaspoon active dry yeast · 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice     Directions Place the ginger, sugar, and 1/2 cup of the water into a 2-quartsaucepan and set over medium-high heat. Stir until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat, cover and allow to steep for 1 hour. Pour the syrup through a fine mesh strainer set over a bowl, pressing down to get all of the juice out of the mixture. Chill quickly by placing over and ice bath and stirring or set in the refrigerator, uncovered, until at least room temperature, 68 to 72 degrees F. Using a funnel, pour the syrup into a clean 2-liter plastic bottle and add the yeast, lemon juice and remaining 7 cups of water. Place the cap on the bottle, gently shake to combine and leave the bottle at room temperature for 48 hours. Open and check for desired amount of carbonation. It is important that once you achieve your desired amount of carbonation that you refrigerate the ginger ale. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, opening the bottle at least once a day to let out excess...