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DARK AND STORMY RUM COCKTAIL

DARK AND STORMY RUM COCKTAIL

A Dark And Stormy Rum Cocktail is a very masculine drink that’s refreshing and full of flavor.  The ‘dark’ comes from the black rum and the stormy comes from the ginger beer. It’s similar to a Moscow Mule, but using rum instead of vodka.  

A glass of the Bermuda libation - Dark And Stormy Rum Cocktail garnished with a lime wedge.

The Dark And Stormy Rum Cocktail originated in Bermuda after WWI when the son of the owner of Gosling’s Black Seal Rum joined forces with Barrett’s Ginger Beer to market their products.  The cocktail was a big hit with sailors and visitors to the island.

VARIATIONS OF THIS COCKTAIL

  • Dark & Stormy Orchard – dark rum, ginger beer, and apple cider
  • Fall Dark & Stormy – bourbon, apple cider, lemon juice, and ginger beer
  • Rum Buck – dark rum, ginger beer, simple syrup, lime juice
  • Dark & Stormy Peach – dark rum, ginger beer, and peach nectar

A glass of the Bermuda libation - Dark And Stormy Rum Cocktail garnished with a lime wedge.

MORE COCKTAIL IDEAS:

Why not make a few munchies to go along with your cocktail?

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A glass of the Bermuda libation - Dark And Stormy Rum Cocktail garnished with a lime wedge.

DARK AND STORMY RUM COCKTAIL


Description

This Dark And Stormy Rum Cocktail is a masculine drink that is refreshing and not too sweet.  Made with only three ingredients, it’s as easy as it is tasty.


Scale

Ingredients

2 ounces dark rum (I used Captain Morgan’s Black Jamaican Rum)

3 ounces ginger beer

Twist of fresh lime

Lime slice as a garnish


Instructions

Fill a large highball glass with ice cubes.

Pour in the rum.

Add the ginger beer and twist of lime.

Stir with a bar spoon and garnish with lime slices.

Enjoy.


  • Category: Starters - Cocktails
  • Method: Stir
  • Cuisine: Tropical

Keywords: dark and stormy rum cocktail, cocktail recipes, rum recipes, ginger beer, happy hour, game day

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