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Where to Toast Sandy with a Dark & Stormy

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Perhaps the most appropriate cocktail for a stormy day like today is, of course, the dark & stormy. Here's a round-up of some of the best around town, including a few interesting variations. (Disclaimer: Not all of these places are necessarily open today, so consult the #OpenInBOS list or call the venue directly before venturing out. Better yet, maybe stay dry at home and try one of these drinks later this week instead.)

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Redbones Barbecue

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Like Highland Kitchen, Redbones offers a classic dark & stormy or a mark & stormy ($6 or $7, respectively).

Christopher's Restaurant & Bar

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A classic dark & stormy. ($7.95)

Highland Kitchen

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Highland Kitchen offers both a dark & stormy and a mark & stormy (made with Maker's Mark), and both feature a housemade chili-infused ginger beer. ($8.50)

Cambridge Common

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A classic dark & stormy.

The Ginger Exchange

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A classic dark & stormy. ($6.50)

Garden at The Cellar

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A classic dark & stormy. ($7.50)

Plough and Stars

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A classic dark & stormy. ($8)

Bambara

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Bambara's "Tall Dark and Stormy" is "a handsome drink" prepared with the classic ingredients. ($10)

P.F. Chang's

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All locations of the mega-chain serve a "Dark & Spicy," Cruzan Light and Blackstrap Rums mixed with a housemade ginger beer. ($9)

City Landing

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City Landing's "Perfect Storm" is made with Gosling's Black Seal Rum, Crabbies Ginger Beer, and a dash of Angosturra Bitters. ($12)

Anthem Kitchen & Bar

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A classic dark & stormy. ($11)

Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro

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In honor of the storm, the bistro is offering a special Dark & Sandy Cocktail ($11): ginger beer, Gosling’s Rum, a pasteurized raindrop from Sandy, a brown sugar “sandy rim,” and a lime wedge.

jm Curley

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jm Curley dresses up the classic cocktail with a sugared rim. ($9)

Kingston Station

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Kingston Station's variation on the classic dark & stormy is called the "Partly Cloudy," and it features Brugal Anejo rum, ginger beer, and fresh ginger. ($7)

Poe's Kitchen at the Rattlesnake

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A classic dark & stormy. ($7)

The Brahmin

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A classic dark & stormy. ($10)

The Regal Beagle

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A classic dark & stormy. ($9)

South End Buttery

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A classic dark & stormy. ($11)

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Redbones Barbecue

Like Highland Kitchen, Redbones offers a classic dark & stormy or a mark & stormy ($6 or $7, respectively).

Christopher's Restaurant & Bar

A classic dark & stormy. ($7.95)

Highland Kitchen

Highland Kitchen offers both a dark & stormy and a mark & stormy (made with Maker's Mark), and both feature a housemade chili-infused ginger beer. ($8.50)

Cambridge Common

A classic dark & stormy.

The Ginger Exchange

A classic dark & stormy. ($6.50)

Garden at The Cellar

A classic dark & stormy. ($7.50)

Plough and Stars

A classic dark & stormy. ($8)

Bambara

Bambara's "Tall Dark and Stormy" is "a handsome drink" prepared with the classic ingredients. ($10)

P.F. Chang's

All locations of the mega-chain serve a "Dark & Spicy," Cruzan Light and Blackstrap Rums mixed with a housemade ginger beer. ($9)

City Landing

City Landing's "Perfect Storm" is made with Gosling's Black Seal Rum, Crabbies Ginger Beer, and a dash of Angosturra Bitters. ($12)

Anthem Kitchen & Bar

A classic dark & stormy. ($11)

Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro

In honor of the storm, the bistro is offering a special Dark & Sandy Cocktail ($11): ginger beer, Gosling’s Rum, a pasteurized raindrop from Sandy, a brown sugar “sandy rim,” and a lime wedge.

jm Curley

jm Curley dresses up the classic cocktail with a sugared rim. ($9)

Kingston Station

Kingston Station's variation on the classic dark & stormy is called the "Partly Cloudy," and it features Brugal Anejo rum, ginger beer, and fresh ginger. ($7)

Poe's Kitchen at the Rattlesnake

A classic dark & stormy. ($7)

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The Brahmin

A classic dark & stormy. ($10)

The Regal Beagle

A classic dark & stormy. ($9)

South End Buttery

A classic dark & stormy. ($11)

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