Homemade Ginger Ale
1 cup fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
1 cup sugar
2 cups water
juice from half lemon
1. Combine ginger, sugar and water in a saucepan. Simmer on low for 10 minutes, until sugar is dissolved and ginger is softened.
2. Strain warm syrup and allow to cool.
3. Fill a tall glass with ice, add 1 part(used 2oz shot glass) of ginger syrup and 3 parts of club soda.
4. Squeeze lemon wedge into glass. Use more syrup if desired.