An eclipse in a glass

Durham hotel is ready to serve up a toast to the "Unscripted" Eclipse

The Eclipse Unscripted
Courtesy: Unscripted Durham

There’s more than one eclipse coming your way.

Cue Bonnie Tyler’s classic on the iPod, stretch out in a lounge chair with your solar glasses on and pour you a tasty one. It’s time for a total eclipse of the cocktail.

Unscripted Durham, an upscale modern hotel, is eclipse ready with a viewing party all day on their rooftop pool. Everyone’s welcome to drop by, but if you can’t make it there, they have offered up a dark cocktail perfect for a party in your neighborhood.

The Eclipse Unscripted is sure to add a splash to your bash. Use the quick and easy recipe below to conjure up a concoction that will have the rum and beer dancing in your cup.

The Eclipse Unscripted

  • 3ct Raleigh Rum
  • 2ct St. Germain
  • 1ct Simple syrup
  • Splash OJ
  • Shake vigorously (for pulp) and sift into a cup filled with ice
  • Layer 1ct Ginger Beer
  • Top with splash sour shaken with activated charcoal