Makes: 8 servings
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 3 inch piece ginger, peeled and sliced
- 5 cups club soda
- 1 cup fresh lime juice, plus lime wedges for garnish
- 2 cups vodka (optional)
- In saucepan, heat sugar, 3/4 cup water and ginger over medium, stirring until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand for 10 minutes. Strain into pitcher, then add club soda, lime juice and vodka, if using; stir gently. Fill 8 glasses with ice. Top with limeade. Garnish with lime wedges.