1 lb fresh ginger root
6 cups water
Juice of 2 limes
Maple syrup or agave nectar to taste
Peel and grate the ginger.
Add water to a large sauce pan with the ginger and bring to a boil.
Simmer for 5 minutes.
Cover the pan and turn off heat. Let sit for 24 hours.
Strain the liquid through a fine mesh sieve.
Add the lime juice and maple syrup or agave, stir until dissolved.