Dark and stormy

Dark and stormy

Try this classic, refreshing cocktail with your favourite rum. Experiment with a homemade ginger syrup and soda water for a nice alternative to ginger beer.


  • 50ml/2fl oz dark rum (such as Gosling’s Black Seal Rum)
  • 10ml/2 tsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 handfuls ice
  • ginger beer
  • mint sprig and lime wheel, to garnish (optional)