Dark 'n Stormy

Description
Dark rum, Ginger beer, Lime
Ingredients
2ozDark rum, Gosling's Black Seal
3ozGinger beer
1wdgLime (squeeze and drop)
Instructions
Build, rocks, highball, squeeze lime and drop into glass.
Notes
Dark 'n' Stormy® is a registered trademark of Goslings Export Limited.
History
People have enjoyed dark rum and ginger beer for hundreds of years, but in 1988, Gosling's Rum trademarked a name for the combination, and it caught on. Gosling's recommends only 1.5oz of rum and 4-5oz of ginger beer, presumably for sobriety / legal reasons. If made with another brand of rum, KC user inuakena points out that the drink should properly be called a Rum Mule to avoid infringing Gosling's trademark.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year1900
Created by19th Century inhabitants of the Caribbean
AuthenticityAltered recipe
Referencehttp://www.goslingsrum.com/details.asp?RecipeID=192
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Dan on 11/12/2010
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From other users

Using Cruzan Blackstrap, I liked Goslings GB a lot, 4 oz of Maine Root GB was also good, 3 oz Reeds GB got the bronze and needed some extra lime. (4 stars)

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