Switchel

This is our version of an old timey favorite. Switchel was traditionally drank by farmers during haying to quench their thirst. It is the original sports drink.

Ingredients

  • 1 quart cold water
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1/4 cup maple sugar
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar

Preparation

  1. Bring water and ginger to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in maple sugar.
  3. Let cool before adding vinegar.
  4. Serve Chilled.