The combination of ginger and tamarind feels therapeutic in a restorative, infomercial kind of way. If you love a “dark ‘n’ stormy,” but need something a bit more complex, try this.
makes one cocktail
1 tablespoon tamarind syrup or concentrate, like this one
1½ ounces dark rum
Zest of ¼ lemon
4 ounces ginger beer
In a rocks glass, mix tamarind concentrate or syrup, rum, and lemon zest, stirring to combine.
Top with ice and ginger beer, stir gently and serve at once.