We once had a crew member, affectionately known an Pauly, join us in Nantucket for a trip south to Annapolis. Pauly came on board with seven bags of ginger snaps. Seven. In sailboat terms that’s about 3 square storage feet of ginger snaps. But I have to admit, all but one bag got consumed. Ginger…

The Pirate’s Elixer

And now…a favorite pirate cocktail using “medicinal” Ginger Beer and rum. Dark ‘n Stormy Here’s the quick and easy recipe: 2 ounces Gosling’s Rum 3 ounces Ginger Beer Lime wedge Pour over ice. Garnish with a lime. Watch the sun go down.