Dark & Twisty

November  6, 2019
Photo by Julia Gartland
Author Notes

This is my whisky-fied take on the classic Dark 'n' Stormy. My ex used to make me the original ginger beer cocktail with rum (and between you and me, I was never a huge fan). Then, one day I thought, "What if I just replace the rum with something I actually like to drink?" —Eric Kim

Test Kitchen Notes

This recipe is shared in partnership with The Balvenie. —The Editors

  • Prep time 3 minutes
  • Makes 1 cocktail
  • 2 ounces The Balvenie 12YO Doublewood
  • 4 ounces ginger beer
  • 1 lime wheel, for garnish
In This Recipe
  1. Combine ingredients in a highball glass over ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

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Eric Kim is a Senior Editor at Food52, where his solo dining column, Table for One, runs Friday mornings. Formerly the Digital Manager at Food Network, he writes about food, travel, and culture and lives in a tiny shoebox in Manhattan with his dog, Quentin "Q" Compson. His favorite writers are William Faulkner, John Steinbeck, and Ernest Hemingway, but his hero is Nigella Lawson. You can follow him on Twitter @ericjoonho.