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Albert "Russell" McKay Diary, 1909-1916


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(ginger Beer) white suagr 5lbs;

lemon juices i gill;

honey 1/4 lb; ginger, fruised, 5ozs; water 41/2 gals.

Boil the ginger 30 minute in 3 ozts of water; there add the other ingredients, and strain ; when cool, put in the white of and egg, well featen, with one tea spoonful of lemon essence let stand four days and bottle.

(patience gas Beer) - ginger 2 ozsi allspice 1 oz

cinnamon 1/2 oz; clove 1/4 oz; all fruised on ground ; molasses 2 ofts; cold water 11/2 gals; yeast 1 fit. boil the fulverized articles, for 15 or 20 minuted in the molasses; then strain into your keg, add the water their the yearst; shake it well together and fung fown. of made over might in will be ready for use the next day.

there ought to be a little spcae in the key not filled with the beer im hot waether dream in a fetecher of ice. (born Beer, without yeast), - cold watrer 5 gals , sound nice com i of molasses 2 gts, put all into a heg of this size, shake well and in two or 3 days fermintation will have fem frought on as wire.

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