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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.


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.