Halloween cocktail recipe: Dark & Stormy

The Dark & Stormy is the perfect easy-to-make concoction for any Halloween party. The iconic drink features a refreshing trio of dark rum, ginger beer and lime, but don’t worry, it goes down a lot easier than the name might imply.

dark & stormy halloween cocktail glass

Prep time: 1 Minute
Nutrition: 211 Calories
Servings: 1


INGREDIENTS for one Dark & Stormy

  • 50ml dark rum
  • 25ml fresh lime juice , plus a wedge to serve
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • 5ml sugar syrup (optional)
  • 100ml chilled ginger beer (a good fiery variety)



  1. Put all the ingredients in a Collins or Highball glass over lots of ice, stir gently.
  2. Garnish with a wedge of lime and serve.


Related articles 

Halloween recipe: Hair-raising Rosti Spiders and Creepy Croquette Mice

Attraction review: To Be Read At Dusk – Dickens, Ghosts & the Supernatural special exhibition at the Charles Dickens Museum in London 5 October 2022 – 5 March 2023

9 Mystical Child-Friendly Halloween Party Ideas

How to hold a low-waste Halloween party

Facebook Comments