We know its January. It’s probably cold outside wherever you are, and a crisp, refreshing drink made with Dark Rum isn’t exactly seasonal right now. It’s ok if you’re sipping on something whisky-based in front of the fire as you read along; that’s probably more appropriate than this recipe.
However, there are several cases when a typical summer drink might fit January just fine:
1. The temperatures are confusing you. It’s almost 70 degrees… is it really winter?
2. Even though it’s not that cold, you’re pining for summer. Re-create summer in a glass.
3.You just booked a summer trip that will land you on Elbow Cay in the Abaco islands for a week. In a place like this:
All three apply to us, so we decided to toast to good friends and plans for good times ahead. To create the above scene in a cocktail glass, we suggest you join us in disregarding cocktail seasonality norms and make a Dark and Stormy:
Recipe: Dark and Stormy