Frozen Dark 'n Stormy
From Battery Harris in Brooklyn, NY.
Makes one drink
1 cup ice
2 oz Gosling’s Black Seal Rum
1 oz fresh-squeezed lime juice
1 oz Five Spice Ginger Reduction (see recipe below)
In a blender, add ice, rum and lime juice and crush until smooth. Pour into glass and top with Five Spice Ginger Reduction. Garnish with mint leaf and serve immediately.
Five Spice Ginger Reduction
3 tsp ground allspice
3 tsp ground cinnamon
3 tsp powdered ginger
3 tsp ground black pepper
3 tsp jerk seasoning (found at Caribbean grocery stores)
2 tsp sliced fresh ginger (or more as desired)
Roast the powdered spices in a dry pan on high heat, stirring constantly for one minute. Remove from heat and set aside. Make a simple syrup with equal parts water and Demetrius sugar, add sliced ginger and let boil until thickened. Add toasted spices, stir, and set aside to allow spices to infuse the syrup. Chill until ready to use.