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Ginger Beer?

rockycat Apr 22, 2010 08:33 AM

When a British recipe calls for using non-alcoholic ginger beer, what should I use? I'm assuming that something like Old Tyme Ginger Beer or something I can pick up in a Jamaican market would be correct. Is that right?

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  1. bushwickgirl RE: rockycat Apr 22, 2010 09:10 AM

    Yup, that's right. Old Tyme, (Jamaican) Barritt's, (Bermuda) D & G, (Jamaican) or Fentiman's, (Brit export) are some of the better ginger beers. I don't drink the stuff anymore, myself, as it gives me some mean agita.

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      seanturvey RE: rockycat Apr 22, 2010 01:30 PM

      British ginger beer is much more potent than Jamaican. To keep it authentic find yourself some Fentimans or for an extra kick some Golden Cockerel.

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