With Halloween quickly approaching, everyone’s looking for the best seasonal cocktail recipes for their holiday parties. GREY’s here to show you a few lesser-known gems that’ll definitely be a hit with your guests! This week we’re focusing on The Dark and Stormy recipe.

Dark and Stormy Cocktail Recipe

Dark and stormy cocktail
Dark and stormy cocktail

Said to have gotten its name from an old sailor who likened its appearance to that of storm clouds, The Dark and Stormy has been a popular cocktail for some time. Seeing as the title of the drink is the beginning for many a spooky story, there may not be a cocktail more suited for a Halloween party.


  • 2 oz. dark rum
  • 3 oz. ginger beer
  • 1/2 oz. lime juice (optional)
  • Lime wedge


  1. Add all your ingredients into one glass with ice (except the lime wedge)
  2. Stir
  3. Garnish with a lime wedge
  4. Enjoy!
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This article originally published on GREY Journal.