dark 'n' Stormy
THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE
Dark 'N' Stormy
THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE
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Dark 'n' STormy?
The story goes sometime after World War 1, the Dark 'n' Stormy was born. It has its origins in a Ginger Beer factory that was run by the Royal Naval Officer's Club. It's part of the Mule family - but is distinctive due to the strong flavour of dark rum.
Dark and Stormy recipe
Try our signature cocktail recipe, what we believe is the best dark and stormy recipe, the Seven Seas Mule - East Imperial Mombasa Ginger Beer mixed with your favourite premium dark Rum:
- 150ml East Imperial Mombasa Ginger Beer
- 50ml Premium Dark Rum
- A dash of bitters
- Fill glass with quality ice
- Garnish with a mint sprig and lime wedge
The perfect Pour
Continuing our mission to be the ultimate complement to premium spirits, our bespoke 150ml bottle pours the exact 3:1 mixer ratio for any signature cocktail.
How many calories are in a Dark 'n' Stormy?
The calorie count for a dark and stormy can vary depending on the ingredients that you choose to use. East Imperial mixers are all low in natural sugar when compared to other brands.
A standard dark Rum contains around 115 calories per 50ml serving. East Imperial Ginger Beer contains 45 calories per 150ml.
is Ginger good for you?
Ginger is loaded with antioxidants, compounds that prevent stress and damage to your body's DNA. They may help your body fight off chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, and diseases of the lungs, plus promote healthy ageing.
What's the difference between ginger beer and ginger Ale?
Ginger beer is brewed and fermented, while ginger ale is carbonated water flavoured with ginger.
While ginger beer is brewed, our Mombasa Ginger Beer contains no alcohol.
Dark 'n Stormy variations
Rum and Ginger Ale
The 'Barbados Buck', is made for the autumn months with berries and chocolate bitters.View recipe
Rum and Ginger beer
'The Kraken', a low alcohol cocktail that still packs a big punch.View recipe
RUM and Grapefruit tonic
The '1600', an aged rum lowball with a citrus & coffee hit.View recipe