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Dark 'n' Stormy Recommendations?

Hello! I am trying to find the best Dark 'n' Stormy cocktails in the area - any suggestions?

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  1. IIRC, Bourbon Steak makes a good one. They also do a nice Moscow Mule.

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    Bourbon Steak
    19999 West Country Club Drive, Aventura, FL 33180

    1. Can we know who you are doing your research for? FWIW I wish Dark n Stormy's were more popular around here.

      Omphoy's bar has homemade ginger beer they use in theirs.

      1. The River Oyster Bar makes a pretty solid one as well.

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        The River Oyster Bar
        650 S. Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33130

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        1. re: mikek

          ooh, should try theirs. I have rarely visited that bar, but they usually made a good drink.

          1. re: Icantread

            I have to say, I find myself going there more and more, but usually on slower night. My girlfriend and I will sit at the bar, they have a nice BTG selection of stuff that is not the run of the mill major wine labels, a nice beer selection and good drinks. Their bar snacks are also really good, and we tend to make a meal out of those and appetizers.

        2. Ortanique on the Mile

          1. thank you all for the recommendations!

            1. I had no idea what a "Dark N Stormy" was - so I looked it up on WikiP...

              A Dark and Stormy (or Dark 'n' Stormy) is an alcoholic highball style cocktail popular in many British Commonwealth countries, such as Bermuda and Australia. It consists of dark rum and ginger beer over ice. It is optionally accompanied by a slice of lime. The local rum is usually used, for example, Goslings in Bermuda or Bundaberg in Australia.

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              1. re: CFByrne

                I'm loving a mix of El Dorado 15 Rum with Barritts Ginger Beer & mint.

                1. re: 2top

                  I believe a Dark n Stormy HAS to have Goslings. That being said, I also prefer subbing a nice aged rum and 1/4 to 1/2 a lime squeezed in.

                  1. re: Icantread

                    Technically correct - Goslings trademarked the name "Dark 'n' Stormy". There's a good NYT article here ->
                    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/05/fas...