MAUBY (Caribbean drink)

Mauby Drink
2 oz. ground mauby bark
1 stick cinnamon
Piece of dried orange peel
6 cloves
12 cups water
2 lbs. sugar

Boil mauby bark, cinnamon stick, orange peel and cloves in 1 cup of water for about 15 minutes. Cool and strain. Add the remaining water and stir in the sugar until dissolved. Brew for about 5 minutes, pour liquid from one container to another until froth appears then fill bottles, leaving the neck unfilled for fermentation to occur. Cover and leave for 3 days. This drink is ready for use when the white foam comes above the neck of the bottle. Serve cold.