An old salilor from the 1800's commented the drink looked like “the color of a cloud only a fool or a dead man would sail under,” and the name "dark 'n stormy was born.
The Ginger Beer was added to avoid sea sickness from sailors!
Add all ingredients to a tall glass with ice.
2 oz. Dark Rum
3 oz. Ginger Beer
1/2 oz. Lime Juice (optional)
Twist of Lime
Variation : Layered Dark and Stormy:
Float the Rum on Top of the Ginger Beer , for this Variation.