Mint Zombie


The Mint Zombie isn’t your ordinary Rum cocktail. It first appeared in late 1934, invented by Donn Beach at his Hollywood Don the Beachcomber restaurant. The story goes that the Donn Beach originally concocted the Zombie to help a hung-over customer get through a business meeting. The customer returned several days later to complain that he had been turned into a zombie for his entire trip. The way we see it, the name can be interpreted in two ways, one in which the drink will have you feeling like a zombie after a night with this cocktail or, two, in a way in which it acts like a zombie, chomping your liver out. All kidding aside, this cocktail is tropical in flavor, which may seem smooth to drink but keep in mind there are FOUR types of Rum liquor in this drink, so the potency is high.



Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the ingredients and shake for 20-30 seconds or until chilled. Strain into an ice-filled tiki mug or hurricane glass. Garnish with the mint leaves.



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