Dark & Stormy Cocktail: Recipe

RECIPES | As winter approaches and the days get darker quicker, it seemed only appropriate to make the next cocktail recipe we posted the classic dark & stormy. This ginger beer based cocktail uses spiced rum for its alcoholic component, resulting in a sweet, spiced cocktail that’s both refreshing and warming. Perfect any time of the year, but especially appropriate when the weather is a bit cooler but you don’t want a warm cocktail.

dark stormy cocktail


Preparation Time: 2-3 minutes / Serves 1


Ingredients

  • 120ml ginger beer
  • 60ml spiced rum
  • 30ml lemon juice
  • 5ml ginger juice
  • 1 slice of orange
  • 15 ice cubes

Method

  1. Place the ginger beer, rum, lemon juice and ginger juice into a cocktail strainer.
  2. Shake well for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Place the ice cubes into a tall serving glass.
  4. Strain the cocktail into the glass.
  5. Add the slice of orange and serve.

Notes

To make the ginger juice, place a 5cm piece of ginger through a juicer. For an additional spice hit, add a fresh chilli.

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Lauren has travelled extensively, allowing her to experience different cultures around the world. This has fed her desire to travel and try as many cuisines as possible. Lauren's appreciation for food is grounded in the philosophy that food has a unique way of telling a story about family, friends or struggles. She believes food is a way of preserving culture and the stories of the people behind them. This has inspired her to create recipes and design events that ensure food from different cultures is accessible at home.

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