Blue Hawaii

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Ingredients

Barware

Hurricane glass
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

228 calories

Bartender

Blue Hawaii image

Serve in

Hurricane glass

Garnish:

Pineapple wedge, Luxardo Maraschino cherry, paper parasol and straw

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into glass filled with crushed ice.

34 fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum
34 fl oz Ketel One Vodka
12 fl oz Blue curaçao liqueur
3 fl oz Fresh pressed pineapple juice
13 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
13 fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
13 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
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Variant:

Serve as a layered drink by first pouring blue curaçao into ice-filled glass. SHAKE other ingredients and carefully strain into ice-filled glass so it layers over blue curaçao. Some also opt to serve with a rum float.

History:

Adapted from a recipe created in 1957 by Harry K. Yee at Henry Kaiser's Hawaiian Village Hotel (latterly the Hilton) in Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii. The drink, created at the behest of Bols to aid sales of their blue curaçao, is named after the hit song from the 1937 Bing Crosby film, Waikiki Wedding, and not after what is generously described as a "musical-comedy" Elvis Presley 1961 film of the same name.

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