3 quarts (12 cups) water1 (1/2-inch) piece ginger, finely grated1 1/2 cups dried Jamaica flowers (also known as hibiscus or flor de Jamaica)1 1/2 cups granulated sugar2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (from about 1 large lime)
Combine water and ginger in a large pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat and stir in Jamaica flowers and sugar until sugar has dissolved. Let steep 10 minutes. Strain through a chinois or fine mesh strainer into a large, heat-resistant bowl or pot. Stir in lime juice and set aside to cool. Refrigerate until ready to use. Serve over ice.
One of the most authentic Mexican beverages that is cold and refreshing.