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Agua de Jamaica

One of my favorite refreshing drinks in the summer time. I love the beautiful ruby, red color and zingy, tang. I brew it using the hot summer sunshine, add a squeeze of lime, and serve over ice. It is absolutely wonderful!
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8


  • 64 oz. cool filtered water
  • 1/2 C. Jamaica dried (hibiscus)
  • 1 lime juice squeezed
  • Agave or coconut nectar to taste
  • Ice


  • Pour water into a glass pitcher and add dried hibiscus flowers.
  • Place in the sun for 6-8 hours.
  • Strain the hibiscus.
  • Add lime juice and sweetener, if using.
  • Pour over plenty of ice and add lime garnish.