#A-Z Challenge – Z Is For Zombie

#A-Z Challenge – Z Is For Zombie
This is not a story, this is a cocktail party.
She wore Black Velvet with Gibson in tow. She looked slender like a Singapore Sling glass. She was to narrate Death In The Afternoon during tonight’s reading session for the Old Etonians, who were served Irish Car Bomb at the French Riviera. Her friends preferred Caribou Lou while kids settled for Astro Pop candies.
John Collins and Rickey tended the bar. While the former mixed out Kir Royale, U-Boot and Negroni, later did Moscow Mule, Rum Swizzle and Quentao. They acceded to put Tequila Sunrise, Xanthia and Paradise off the menu. The White Russians demanded Vesper, whereas, El Presidente was served at VIP lounge.
Yorsh for the hosts, and Zombie for hungovers.
To April, With Love.

P. S – Zombie is a cocktail made of fruit juices, liqueurs, and various rums. The Zombie is the twentieth century’s most storied cocktail, with its invention becoming the touchstone for the first wave of Tiki cocktails in the middle of the last century. It first appeared in late 1934, invented by Donn Beach (formerly Ernest Raymond Beaumont-Gannt) of Hollywood’s Don the Beachcomber restaurant. Legend has it that 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.
I have signed up for Blogging From A-Z Challenge- April 2017. I would be writing 100 words fiction this A-Z season. My fiction pieces will be twisted around various cocktails.
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