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Dark 'n Stormy®

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Hands-on time 8 mins
Total time 8 mins

Makes 2 cocktails

The ratios here (4:3:2:1) make this classic drink an easy-to-memorize addition to your beach house bar repertoire. Prepare simple syrup by heating equal parts water and granulated sugar until sugar dissolves. Make a big batch and refrigerate for sweetening lemonade, iced tea, or cocktails.


  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) Gosling's Stormy Ginger Beer
  • 2 ounces (1/4 cup) simple syrup
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) fresh lime juice
  • 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) Gosling's Black Seal rum

How to Make It

  1. Fill 2 glasses with large ice cubes. Divide ginger beer evenly among glasses. Top evenly with simple syrup and lime juice. Gradually pour 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) rum into each glass.