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fuzzy ginger limeade

Fizzy Ginger Limeade (recipe makes 8) | Recipe by Melissa Rubel Jacobson 

Ingredients:

3/4 cup sugar
3 inch piece ginger, peeled and sliced
5 cups club soda
1 cup fresh lime juice
Lime wedges (for garnish)
2 cups vodka
3/4 cup water
ice

Directions:

Mix the sugar, 3/4 cup water and ginger in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir until sugar dissolves.
Remove from heat and let it stand for 10 minutes.
Strain mixture into pitcher/bowl and mix in club soda, lime juice and vodka.
Fill ice-filled glasses with drink and top with  limeade.
Garnish with lime wedges.

Photo Credit: Kate Sears