Mickey Slim

Mickey Slim
Type Cocktail
Primary alcohol by volume
Commonly used ingredients
Preparation Stir the DDT into the gin and serve
Notes DDT is not very soluble in water so only a small quantity will dissolve. DDT has been linked to numerous health problems in humans.[1]

The Mickey Slim was a drink that had short-lived popularity in the United States in the 1940s and 1950s. According to the The Dedalus Book of Absinthe by Phil Baker,[2][3] it was made by combining gin with a pinch of DDT (also known as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane), an insecticide that would later be banned in most countries; consumers of this concoction claimed that its effects were similar to absinthe.

This beverage should not be confused with the knockout drink, the Mickey Finn.

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