This drink belongs to the southern comfort era although it does not contain southern comfort. Here is an early printing of this drink:
Ms. magazine: Volume 5, Issues 7-12 in 1977
"Waitresses use what little power they have to harass the often underage female customers whom they consider undertippers and impossible drinkers (a pink squirrel, a sloe screw, a banana daiquiri)."
This drink also appears in:
Dreadlock by Lew Anthony in 1981
"At the bar, a mob was downing everything from fancy cocktails, with names like Sloe Screw and Wet Dream, to Red Stripe. A five-man reggae band was blasting away from a stage."
The Journal of intergroup relations: Volume 8 by National Association of Human Rights Workers, National Association of Intergroup Relations Officials in 1980
"The second incident occurred when Ms. Bell received an order for a drink, referred to as a Sloe Screw. She went to the bar and Ernest Ladas asked her what she wanted. When she told him he said he would give her a slow screw and a fast"
This drink is a variation of the screwdriver, but belongs to the sloe gin family, which is older than the screwdriver itself. This drink dates between 1974 - 1976 and contained at least as of then:
Shake these ingredients:
Strain into a highball glass filled with ice cubes.