Rum Rickie

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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6 ounces dark rum, such as Myers's Original Dark Rum

6 ounces Simple Syrup, recipe follows

3 ounces ginger juice 

2 ounces black currant liqueur 

8 ounces ginger beer 

4 lime wedges 

Simple Syrup:

1 cup sugar


  1. Combine the rum, Simple Syrup, ginger juice and black currant liqueur in a shaker with ice. Shake until chilled, then strain into high-ball glasses with ice, filling the glasses three-quarters full. Top each glass with some ginger beer and garnish with a lime wedge.

Simple Syrup:

Yield: 1 1/2 cups
  1. Combine the sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and let cool completely. Keep covered in the refrigerator up to 1 month.