How to Make a Dark ‘N’ Stormy Cocktail

Dark ‘N’ Stormy Cocktail is a popular drink in most of the commonwealth countries. The taste also makes it one of the most loved drinks of all times.  It is an alcoholic highball drink which is made by mixing ice, ginger beer and dark rum which can be topped with an optional slice of lime. The rum used in this drink is mostly local e.g. in Australia the drink is prepared with the help of Bundaberg which is locally produced rum.  The drink is also marked as national drink of Bermuda and is a registered trademark of Gosling’s Brothers Ltd. The drink taste like Gosling’s Black Seal rum and is refreshing one to have during hot summers. Addition of lime introduces some overbearing effects in the drink hence it is an unnecessary thing to add, but in case if you want it to be out of the way, you can try.

So, if you want to have some great fun with friends, do invite them at home for Dark ‘N’ Stormy Cocktail Party. Here’s quick note on how to make Dark ‘N’ Stormy cocktails. Follow the simple steps below and make it in minutes.

Utensils Required: Highball glass, a stirrer
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Serving Size: One serving


– 2 ounces of Gosling’s Black Seal Rum or any other locally produced rum
– 3 ounces of Barrit’s ginger beer
– Lime wedge for garnishing purpose
– Ice cubes as required


  • 1

    Take a highball glass and fill it with required quantity of ice cubes.

  • 2

    Now pour Gosling’s Black Rum in it along with Barrit’s ginger beer. Stir the contents well and add some extra ice if you wish.

  • 3

    Garnish the drink with lime or whatever you want to.

  • 4

    Drink is ready to be served.

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