3 More Ways to Enjoy a Dark & Stormy

updated May 1, 2019
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Blended with warm dark rum, spicy ginger beer, and a tangy twist of fresh lime juice, the Dark & Stormy is our summertime cocktail of choice. We’re leaving our highball glasses where they are and enjoying the flavors of this drink in three unexpected ways.

3 More Ways to Enjoy a Dark & Stormy

1. Ice Cream Sandwiches

This sweet treat skips the booze, but ginger-molasses cookies and ginger-lime ice cream showcase all the essentials flavors that make this cocktail so great. Since cocktails are always more fun with a crowd, these ice cream sandwiches are made in an 8×8-inch pan so there’s enough for everyone.

2. Jello Shots

Sure, you can drink your cocktail, but let’s be honest — a jiggly jello shot is simply more fun. Nothing like the jello shots from your college days, this version is more about reimagining your favorite cocktail than being big on booze. These Dark & Stormy bites deliver just what you’d expect from the cocktail — a punch of spicy ginger beer, a hint of tangy lime, and a rich, smoky hit of dark rum.

3. Slushies

If there’s anything more enjoyable than sipping on this gingery cocktail, it’s blending one into an ice-cold slushy. This refreshing beverage is what you want to have in your hand on those ultra-steamy summer days spent by the pool or on the porch.