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Dark and Stormy - Chinese Five Spice Rum 28 Oct 2012
5:13 am

Somewhere along the way I read that when making a "Dark and Stormy" you should build your drink by adding the ginger beer FIRST to the ice and then top off with the dark colored rum. This then creates a dark, swirly, stormy looking sky in your cocktail glass. Of course, you would need to add a straw/stir stick so that the person drinking could mix it up a bit after admiring the "stormy" effects. It is kind of cool looking.

Chocolate Manhattan Cocktail 28 Oct 2012
4:51 am

I buy agave nectar at Trader Joe's.