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How To Make A Ginger Bug [For Naturally Fermented Soda]
This naturally fermented soda starter is super easy to make and contains all of the probiotic-y goodness you’d expect from lacto-fermentation.
To Make The Ginger Bug
Grate the fresh ginger and place in a mason jar.
Add the sugar and water and stir with a non-metallic spoon.
Cover with a cheese cloth, coffee filter, or paper towel.
Let sit on your counter for the next 7 days, adding 1 Tbsp ginger and 1 Tbsp sugar daily.
To Make A Ginger Soda
Mix 1/4 cup ginger bug and 1 quart of fruit juice or tea.
Transfer to a seal-able bottle.
Leave on your counter for 3 days to continue the fermentation.
Transfer to the refrigerator before opening.