Hibiscus Fizz

 
  • 1 part hibiscus concentrate (recipe follows)
  • 1 part Fever Tree tonic 
  • 1 dash orange bitters (optional)
  • 1 thinly sliced lime wheel

Place one large ice cube in a rocks glass. Add the hibiscus concentrate, tonic water, and bitters. Stir. Top with lime. Enjoy! 

Hibiscus Concentrate:

  • 4 cups filtered water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dried hibiscus flowers
  • 1/4 inch piece ginger, sliced thin
  • A few curls of lime zest 
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice

In a saucepan, combine the water, sugar, and salt. Bring to a simmer, and cook, stirring until the sugar is fully dissolved. Off heat, add the hibiscus flowers, ginger slices, and lime zest. 

Cover and let steep for 20 minutes. 

Strain into a bottle, and add the lime juice. Chill. 

 
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