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As the story goes, Ernest Beaumont-Gantt created this potent drink in the 1930s and named it for its mind-altering effect after a friend consumed three of them. This lower-proof version is made with Velvet Falernum, an almond-and-lime-flavored liqueur that's a key ingredient in many tiki drinks.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 drink

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces amber rum
  • 1/2 ounce dark rum
  • 1/2 ounce 151-proof rum
  • 3/4 ounce fresh pineapple juice
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce Velvet Falernum
  • 1/2 ounce brown sugar simple syrup (brown sugar dissolved in equal part simmering water and cooled)
  • Mint sprig, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the liquids and stir well. Strain into an ice-filled tiki mug. Garnish with the mint.

Notes

Buy the ingredients on Drizly and have them delivered in under an hour. Find out if they operate near you.

Contributed By Photo © Lucy Schaeffer Published November 2008

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