Get a head start on football party prep with a big batch beer cocktail. Whip up the Ginger Simple Syrup up to a day ahead and at party time pour all the ingredients in a pitcher so guests can serve themselves.

Juliana Hale
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 3/4 cups
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Ingredients

Stout and Stormy
Ginger Simple Syrup

Directions

Stout and Stormy
  • In a pitcher combine rum, Ginger Simple Syrup, and lime juice. Add stout. If desired, garnish each glass with a lime wedge and/or a slice of fresh ginger.

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Ginger Simple Syrup
  • In a small saucepan combine ginger, sugar, and water. Bring to boiling, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove from heat. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to overnight. Strain to remove ginger. Makes 1 cup.

for 1

In a chilled old fashioned glass combine 1 oz. dark rum, 1 oz. Ginger Simple Syrup, 3/4 oz. lime juice and 6 oz. chilled milk stout. Garnish with a lime wedge.

About Stout

Milk or cream stout are sweet stouts. Dry/Irish stouts are more sour in flavor. Oatmeal stout has a smooth consistency, but bitter flavor. Porter is the same thing as stout (actually stout is strong porter). Porter these days is flavored with roast malted barley. Oyster stout contains oysters (yep!). Chocolate stout gets chocolate notes from dark roasted malt, and/or added chocolate or chocolate flavor. Imperial stout is over 9% ABV and sometimes has additions such as vanilla beans, chili peppers, maple, coffee, or marshmallows, or utilizes bourbon barrel aging.

Nutrition Facts

197 calories; total fat 0g; saturated fat 0g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 12mg; potassium 118mg; carbohydrates 22g; fiber 0g; sugar 22g; protein 1g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 16IU; vitamin c 9mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 13mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 14mg; iron 0mg.
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