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Dark 'n' Stormy Cocktail Recipe
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Dark and Stormy Cocktail
This simple, dark rum-based cocktail tastes wonderfully complex. See more
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Dark 'n' Stormy Cocktail

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"Popular within the sailing community, the dark 'n' stormy is also the national drink of Bermuda. The simple mixture of dark rum and ginger beer makes for a great cocktail in any weather."

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    5 mins

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  1. Combine rum and ginger beer in an old-fashioned glass. Add ice and stir.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 20, 2012

I used a good local beer in this cocktail, Appalachian Ginger Beer. One of the best goshdarn cocktails I've had in a LONG time. This might just be my new favorite drinks.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 02, 2013

This was awful. I wasted my money buying the ingredients to make this. Only chose one star because I had to for this rating to go through.


15 Ratings

Jul 17, 2012

Simple yet delicious!

Aug 29, 2013

Be sure it's GOSLINGS dark rum, not just any dark rum!

Nov 16, 2013

Please take the advice about using Gosling's Black Seal Rum and Gosling's Ginger Beer. This is a great drink with the proper ingredients. It is one of my favorites.

Mar 01, 2013

This recipe deserves a 5 star rating if you use Gosling's Black Seal Rum (80 proof). I was introduced to this delicious cocktail many years ago when I vacationed in Bermuda and it is my favorite adult beverage.

Feb 05, 2013

This drink starts out with a wallop, then grows on you! It's delicious --as my friend Ann said, "a good sipping cocktail." And such an attractive drink, too!

Sep 18, 2014

My rating is for a true Dark 'n' Stormy, which is made with Gosling's Black Seal rum and a good ginger beer (not ale) that has enough ginger to give a nice burn at the back of your throat. Note that Gosling has trademarked the name of this drink...if you're not using Black Seal then you're not making/drinking a Dark 'n' Stormy.


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  • Calories
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.3 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 6 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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