Looking for a great drink recipe for the early summer around the pool? Here's one that you'll enjoy and will keep you awake.
The drink is called the Mind Eraser and it's actually a version of the Black Russian cocktail which was invented in the late 1940s. 
Combining vodka, coffee liqueur and sparkling water, it’s essentially a Black Russian with bubbles, according to Liquor.com. And over the decades, it’s become a popular option for bar patrons seeking a boozy cocktail with a caffeinated kick.
Which came first? The Back Russian or the White Russian?The winner of this contest is the Black Russian, because the White Russian is actually a derivative of the Black Russian.
The current variation, The Mind Eraser, begins with coffee liqueur, then slowly add the vodka followed by the club soda for a dark-to-clear effect from the bottom up. When consumed with a straw, you taste the liquids in order, tasting each layer as you down the drink.Here's the recipe if you want to give it a try. Cheers!


  • 2 ounces coffee liqueur
  • This Cocktail Recipe is Delicious and Will Keep You Awake ounces vodka
  • Club soda, to top


  1. Add the coffee liqueur to an ice-filled rocks glass.

  2. Slowly layer the vodka on top of the coffee liqueur.

  3. Top with the club soda, and serve with a straw

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