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Mousetrap Recipe

When temperatures start to climb, refresh yourself with this cocktail made with white rum, maple pecan nut milk, lime, and Curaçao.
April 15, 2015, 8:50pm
Mousetrap Recipe

"This drink is named after a New Orleans grocery vendor who was shot in the St. Roch Market in 1900 after his wife and the next door vendor's wife got in a fight over a mousetrap."

Prep time: 5 minutes


1 1/2 ounces white rum (preferably a Louisiana brand)
1/2 ounces maple pecan nut milk
1/2 ounce lime juice
1/4 ounce dry Curaçao
crushed ice
mint sprigs, for garnish


1. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients.

2. Shake and strain over crushed ice. Garnish with mint.

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