Upgraded Mind Eraser Recipe

Mind Eraser cocktail
Jeff Lucas

Despite the name, the classic Mind Eraser is really just a watered down Black Russian. This version subs in mighty 151-proof rum to give it a little more kick. It's worth seeking out Lemon Hart 151 for its rich, bold flavor.

Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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  • 1 1/2 ounces aged rum (such as Diplomatico Reserva)

  • 1/2 ounce 151 rum (such as Lemon Hart 151)

  • 3/4 ounce coffee liqueur (such as Kahlua Midnight)

  • 1/4 ounce molasses

  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters

  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice (from 1 lemon)

  • 2 ounces soda water


  1. Combine aged rum and 151 rum, coffee liqueur, molasses, bitters, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice. Shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into ice-filled glass.

  2. Top with soda water and lightly stir to combine.

Special Equipment

Cocktail shaker

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
225 Calories
0g Fat
15g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 9mg 44%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 137mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)