The Black and Stormy

The Black and Stormy
The Black and Stormy
This recipe for a modified Dark and Stormy uses fresh ginger juice for a kick of refreshing heat.Laura Sant

This recipe for a modified Dark and Stormy comes to us from the Cliff Restaurant in Barbados. The addition of fresh ginger juice to the drink provides a kick of clean heat for an especially invigorating cocktail.

The Black and Stormy
The addition of ginger juice to this modified Dark and Stormy adds a kick of clean heat for an especially invigorating cocktail.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. Mount Gay Black Barrel rum
  • 1 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • 1 oz. fresh ginger juice (blend clean ginger root with the same amount of water, then strain through a cheese cloth)
  • Good-quality ginger beer

Instructions

  1. Combine rum, lime juice, simple syrup and ginger juice in a mixing glass; set aside. Fill a highball glass with ice and add rum and syrup mixture. Top off with ginger beer and stir before serving.