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Hidden Cocktails (Summer Edition): The Frozen Dark & Stormy

Perfect for any summer afternoon

With the summer heat bearing down on us, a refreshing drink can be a blessing. It’s important to find the perfect drink to pair with our picnics, backyard barbecues, and beachside adventures. Discovering something that’s delicious, sweet, and refreshing will make you welcome at any summertime hang out. This week we’ve found The Frozen Dark & Stormy.

Frozen Dark and Stormy Cocktail
Frozen Dark and Stormy Cocktail

Summer isn’t all sun and beaches. There are still those flash storms that take us all by surprise and douse us with cool rain in the heat of the day. This drink encapsulates that moment, the humidity, the coolness of the rain, and the freshness of the smell of wet earth.


  • 1 can of ginger beer
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger
  • 1 lime
  • 1 cups of ice
  • 4 ounces of dark rum
  1. Juice the lime
  2. Blend the lime juice, ginger beer, fresh ginger, and ice together
  3. Divide among 2 glasses
  4. Float the dark rum over the top

What do you think of The Frozen Dark & Stormy? Let us know in the comments below or on social media!

Madeleine Hettich
Madeleine Hettich is a graphic designer, writer, illustrator, and comic book artist. After graduating with a BFA degree (with an emphasis in Visual Communications Design) from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she worked as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer before being hired by GREY. She continues to develop independent illustration and comics projects in her own time. This background gives her a unique perspective when writing about any number of topics.

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