This classic cocktail is delicious, and really easy to make. Use ginger beer instead of ginger ale, as it has a much stronger flavor.

Dark & Stormy Cocktail

This classic cocktail is delicious, and really easy to make. Use ginger beer instead of ginger ale, as it has a much stronger flavor.

Ingredients

  • 4 oz Ginger Beer (your brand of choice)
  • 1.5 oz Gosling’s Rum (or dark rum of choice)
  • Juice from 1 wedge of lime
  • 1 wedge of lime (as garnish)
  • 1 piece of candied ginger (as garnish (optional))

Instructions 

  • Fill a rocks glass or chilled copper mug with ice.
  • Add Ginger Beer.
  • Add rum.
  • Squeeze in lime juice from 1 wedge of lime.
  • Garnish with a fresh wedge of lime and piece of candied ginger (optional).

Notes

If you want a slightly less sweet version of this cocktail, try substituting a bit of soda water for some of the Ginger Beer.