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Food & Wine Dark 'n Stormy

Food & Wine Dark 'n Stormy

Food & Wine Dark 'n Stormy

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According to a Gosling's Rum tale, this drink was invented more than 100 years ago when members of Bermuda's Royal Naval Officer's Club added a splash of the local rum to their spicy homemade ginger beer. They described its ominous hue as "the color of a cloud only a fool or dead man would sail under."


  • 2 oz Dark rum, preferably Gosling's
  • 1/2 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 1 Candied ginger slice
  • 3 oz chilled Ginger beer
  • 1 lime wheel


  • Shaker
  • Collins glass
  • Swizzle stick

How to Mix

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice
  2. Add the rum and lime juice and shake well
  3. Strain into an ice-filled collins glass
  4. Stir in the ginger beer
  5. Skewer the ginger slice and lime wheel and garnish the cocktail