If you drink a Dark 'n Stormy and think, "I'd like to turn this up a notch," this is the cocktail for you, courtesy of The Wayland in NYC. Fresh ginger juice adds heat, rum adds richness, and lime juice keeps it bright.
This drink is easily multiplied. If you want to make these in bulk, use a juicer to squeeze fresh ginger juice and get the best yield. If you're only making one serving, a muddler works fine and saves you some cleaning up. To make simple syrup, combine 1 cup water with 1 cup sugar in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Cool before using. Simple syrup will keep in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
1/2 ounce fresh ginger juice (from about 1 1/4 ounces peeled ginger root, about 5 inches)
1 ounce white rum
1 ounce aged rum
1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice (from about 2 limes)
3/4 ounce simple syrup (see note)
1 3/4 ounces porter or stout
Garnish: lime wheel and candied ginger, if desired
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add ginger juice, both rums, lime juice, and simple syrup and shake until very chilled.
Strain into an ice-filled serving glass, top with beer, garnish with lime and candied ginger if desired.
Muddler, cocktail shaker and strainer
|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate 14g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||1%|
|Total Sugars 10g|
|Vitamin C 9mg||46%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|