Dark Ginger Date : Illustrative Purposes Only (Source – Vinepair)

Dark Ginger Date

Winter Cocktail | A Sweet Molasses Date

Dark Ginger Date is a perfect spicey – sweet molassey winter cocktail. This intense flavor is balanced by lime. Do try it out. You won’t be able to stop at one!



Dark Rum – 60 ml

Lime Juice – 10 ml

Ginger Date Syrup- 15 ml

Crushed Ice

Rosemary Sprig, for garnish

Soda to Top



  • Recommended Glassware: Old Fashioned Glass
  • Ginger Date Syrup: In a sauce pan, combine 5 grams of fresh ginger and 3-4 dried dates with water and bring to boil
  • Fill an old fashioned glass with crushed ice
  • Pour 60 ml of Rum, 15 ml of Ginger Date syrup, 10 ml of Lime juice and top with soda
  • Place the rosemary sprig carefully at the side of the glass
  • Light the leaves to bring out the toasted aromas of the herb
  • Serve immediately


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Working as Bangalore operations Head for Vgulp – where you find drink deals @ various drinking holes in the city.

I am a post graduate in Hospitality management with years of experience in the art of cocktail making.


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