What you Need
#1- large sauce pan or something to boil water in.
#2- 5 and a half cups of water
#3- 6 cups of sugar
#4- a strainer of some type
#5- a larger glass jar container thingy
so, go ahead and get your water on the heat, bring it to a boil, add your sugar and stir till it fully dissolves. Take the pot off of heat.
If you like, you can shock the pan to speed up the cooling process, and that would be in cold water, with or without ice, not 2 in the pink, one in the stink for you sick minded people like me out there.You have just made simple syrup, yay you.While your syrup is cooling, strain out the peels and place the booze in your larger jar.
When the syrup is room temp. add it to the large jar with the booze. As you do it it gets all cloudy, like when you drink absinthe and the water running off the sugar cube does the same... mmmm absinthe..
Next, place the large jar in a cool dark place again, and shake it twice a day or whenever you think about it.. Do this for three weeks and then bottle into bottles with a rubber stopper, and store in the freezer...
serve straight from the freezer, or mix it with tonic or soda water, add it to margaritas, sangria etc.