Nectar Of The Gods
Victorian novelists tended to assume that only the lower classes - footmen, scullery maids and the like - had a taste for Gin: just as they implied that Rum was an equally vulgar tipple and might be equally relegate to the common seaman.
The Zombie (one serving)
1 teaspoon Falernum
1 pony (1 oz.) pineapple juice
1 pony lemon juice
1 Jigger (1 ½ oz.) Light Rum
1 Jigger Dark Rum
2 teaspoons Apricot Brandy
1 pony papaya juice
16 oz. Glass, ¾ cup ICE, Shake,
Float 1 teaspoon Demerara Rum on Top.
Decorate: Orange Slice, Red Cherry, Insert Straw, Serve.
( Joy of Cooking,1931, Beckee)
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