Carrot Ginger Elixir
(recipe adapted from Bon Appetit)
- 1/3 cup raw sugar
- 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped peeled ginger
- 1 cup fresh carrot juice (12-14 carrots)
- 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (4-5 limes)
- 1/2 cup ginger beer
Bring sugar, ginger, and 1/3 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; let steep for 10 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a medium pitcher; discard ginger. Cover and chill syrup.
Fill four 6-oz. glasses with ice cubes. Add carrot juice and lime juice to ginger syrup in pitcher; stir well. Divide elixir among prepared glasses and top with ginger beer. Serve with a slice of orange on each rim.