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.

Adam Hickman
Recipe by Coastal Living October 2015

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Jennifer Causey; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
8 mins
total:
8 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 cocktails
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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