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Dark `N` Stormy

The Ingredients

50 ml Dark Rum, 4 Lime quarters, 1 1/2 bar spoons Brown Sugar, splash Ginger Beer, Lime wedge

How To make a Dark `N` Stormy

Chill highball glass with soda water. Place 4 lime quarters into mixing tin and add 1 1/2 bar spoons of brown sugar. Muddle ingredients. Add 50 ml of dark rum. Fill mixing tin with ice and shake hard for 10 – 15 seconds. Taste. Add fresh ice to the highball glass and single strain drink over the ice. Top up with ginger beer and add straw. Garnish with lime wedge.

Social and Cocktail says:

A great tropical concoction in which the sweetness of the rum and ginger is cut with the tart of the lime.

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Did You Know?

This drink gained popularity through the sailing community up and down the east coast of the USA, having been brought home by various sailors who visited Bermuda.