3 cups dried sorrel
1 4-inch cinnamon stick
10 whole cloves
¼ tsp. crushed allspice
2 3-inch pieces peeled fresh ginger
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1. To make Sorrel Drink: Bring all ingredients and 4 cups water to a boil in saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 10 minutes. Cool, strain, and chill.
2. To make Simple Syrup: Bring sugar and water to a boil in small saucepan. Stir to dissolve sugar, and simmer 1 minute. Cool
3. Pour Sorrel Drink over ice. Serve with pitcher of Simple Syrup for guests to sweeten drinks to taste.