1⁄2 oz Cassis
1⁄2 oz Lime juice
1⁄2 oz Virgin Islands Rum, Cruzan Blackstrap (float)

Shake first three. Pour unstrained into small rocks glass. Float blackstrap.


The blackstrap stands in for the petrol.

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Created by
Lee Perry
Is an
altered recipe

"People funny boy" David Katz, pg. 380

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  • The cassis plays up the "burnt" qualities of the rums. Did grow on me though. — ★★★
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a) Definitely for AFTER breakfast. b) See reference.

Honestly though, it's not as strong (tasting) as it looks.

piware commented on 5/20/2016:

delicious.  nice one.  where did it come from exactly?