two glasses of dark and stormy cocktail with limes

Dark And Stormy Cocktail Recipe

A delicious blend of golden rum, spicy ginger beer and zesty lime juice.

Invented in Bermuda in the early 1800s this strong cocktail is a delicious blend of golden rum, spicy ginger beer and zesty lime juice. Legend goes it was a sailor who named it after seeing a fast approaching storm.

Recipe

An easy cocktail recipe that you will be able to mix up in less than 10 minutes.

Ingredients

150 ml
Fever Tree ginger beer
15 ml
lime juice
50 ml
Havana Club Especial rum

Method

  1. Add some ice cubes to your highball glass.
  2. Pour in the rum and lime juice.
  3. Stir for 25 to 30 seconds.
  4. Top up with the ginger beer.
  5. Finish with a lime wedge.

Cheats

The secret to better tasting drinks

Always try and use either filtered or bottled water to make ice cubes. After all…it is melting into your cocktail.

Alternative to a stirring spoon

A chopstick or teaspoon will work just as well.

Advanced

Try freezing your glasses

For ice-cold drinks and cleaner flavours, simply chill your glasses in the freezer before serving your cocktails.

Add your own special twist

To add an extra zing to your drink, why not serve with a slice of fresh ginger, a sprig of fragrant mint or a dash or orange bitters?

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