Best bars for a great dark 'n' stormy in Montreal

Hey, sailor! Looking for a good dark ’n’ stormy? The drink comprised of old smoky Gosling’s rum and ginger beer was first concocted in Bermuda. It’s a rarity in many bars, but with the talents of Montreal’s many mixologists, here are a handful of places where you can find renditions of the popular dark ’n’ stormy cocktail.

Lab

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1351, rue Rachel E, Montréal, QC H2J 2K2

Le Lab is well known in Montreal for their mixology skills and versatile cocktails. Their rendition of the dark ’n’ stormy is called le Bébé Dragon — made with spiced rum, lemon juice and their infernal house ginger syrup. For their typical Lab flare, they’ve added basil, mango and citrus soda. This cocktail is a must-try.

Barraca Rhumerie & Tapas

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1134, av du Mont-Royal E, Montréal, QC H2J 1X8

Barraca serves over 50 different types of rum to their clients in the Plateau, so it should come as no surprise that they serve a pretty tasty dark ’n’ stormy as well. Their rendition is prepared with dark brown rum, sugar cane, lime juice and ginger beer. This drink is best enjoyed on a sunny evening on their back patio.

Le Moineau (Sparrow)

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5322, boul Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2T 1S1

The Sparrow, known for their tasty cocktails and their weekend brunch menu, is one of the Plateau’s many gems. The atmosphere makes you feel right at home. They serve a mean dark ’n’ stormy made with spiced rum, authentic ginger beer, and a hint of angostura bitters and lime juice. This drink will warm your insides on the coldest of nights.

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