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When you have darker plans for your evening (be honest, we know you’re reading Twilight for the fifth time), try our take on the Dark and Stormy. Classically made with Goslings Black Seal Rum, the addition of Cyprus White Sea Salt Flakes balances the lime-ginger-sweet axis of flavors perfectly.
White Cyprus Sea Salt Flakes
2 oz. Goslings Black Seal Rum
4 oz. Ginger Beer
Place a small amount of salt on a plate or saucer. Rim a tall glass with a touch of lime juice from wedge. Dip glass in Cyprus salt to rim all around. Add ice to glass and pour in Rum. Top with ginger beer and squeeze lime juice into glass. Toss in wedge. Give drink one light, swift stir and sip away!
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