Difford's Guide




There are approximately 410 calories in one serving of Dowa.
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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass


Lime wedge

How to make:

STIR honey and vodka in base of shaker until honey dissolves. Add lime juice, SHAKE with ice and strain into glass filled with crushed ice. Serve with straws.

2 1/2 fl oz Ketel One Vodka
4 spoon Orange blossom honey
1/4 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)

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Very similar to the Caipirovska in its use of vodka, lime and crushed ice: the honey makes the difference.


This cocktail is particularly popular in upscale hotel bars in Kenya where it is enjoyed by the safari set. The name translates as 'medicine'.

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