- Over the years, this drink has been modified by the additionof extra ingredients such as mint, cinnamon syrup (actually one of Don’s “secret ingredients” called “spice # 4”), and apple, but here’s the original
- To make the Beachcomber’s 151 Swizzle: into an electric blender put 1/2 ounce each fresh lime juice and sugar syrup; 1 1/2 ounces 151-proof Hamilton Demerara rum or Lemon Hart 151 rum; a dash of Angostura bitters, 6 drops Pernod or Herbsaint, and 8 ounces (1 cup) crushed ice. Flash-blend at high speed for no more than 5 seconds. Pour unstrained into a flared metal swizzle cup, adding more crushed ice to fill. Dust with nutmeg. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
- What? You don’t have a flared metal swizzle cup? Come on now! The 151° Swizzle is always served this way. Again, this special cup may be purchased online.
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