1 cup rinsed long grain rice
1/2 a gallon of water
2 Cinnamon sticks broken in half
1/2 cup sugar
1. in a large saucepan combine water, rice, and Cinnamon sticks. set aside for 4 hours.
2. after 4 hours bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. allow rice mixture to cool.
3. puree rice mixture in a blender until smooth
4. finely strain mixture leaving only liquid. Add sugar to taste, chill and serve over ice.