Make this rum-and-ginger drink ahead, if you like. Follow directions through Step 1; cover and chill up to 24 hours. Proceed with Step 2 when you're ready to serve.
Makes 8 servings
Total time: 10 Minutes
2 cups dark rum
1 cup fresh lime juice (about 8 limes)
1/2 cup store-bought ginger juice
5 tablespoons plus 1 tsp. sugar
8 dashes of bitters (optional)
1 (1-liter) bottle club soda, chilled
Garnish: lime slices
1. Combine first 4 ingredients and, if desired, bitters in a pitcher; stir until sugar dissolves.
2. Pour mixture into 8 (10-oz.) rocks glasses filled with ice; top with club soda.