Serve in aNick & Nora glass
Skewered Luxardo Maraschino cherry
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|2/3 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1/2 fl oz||Bénédictine D.O.M.|
|1/2 fl oz||Luxardo Maraschino liqueur|
|1/3 fl oz||Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)|
|1 dash||Orange Bitters by Angostura (optional)|
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Originally made with equal parts gin, Bénédictine and maraschino but better balanced with a tad more gin. (If making with equal parts this is a slightly sweet old-school after-dinner cocktail is best served on-the-rocks.)
The Honolulu appears in Hugo R Ensslin's 1917 Recipes for Mixed Drinks but is better known and gained its "No.2" moniker when repeated by Harry Craddock in his 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.
HONOLULU COCKTAIL.Hugo R. Ensslin, 1917
Shake well in a mixing glass with cracked ice strain and serve.
HONOLULU COCKTAIL. (No. 2.)Harry Craddock, 1930
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.
One serving of Honolulu Cocktail No.2 contains 130 calories.