Hula Hula or Hoola-Hoola Cocktail

Hula Hula or Hoola-Hoola Cocktail image

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1 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
1 fl oz Pierre Ferrand Curacao
1 fl oz Freshly squeezed orange juice
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SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.


Pineapple wedge on rim with Luxardo Maraschino cherry


Gin and juice - orange with a splash of orange liqueur.


Said by some to date from 1934 and to have been created by Ray Buhen, one of Don The Beachcomber's original bartenders. In 1961 Ray opened his own Tiki-Ti Bar in Los Angeles, which today is run by his son and grandson. However, this recipe (spelt Hoola-Hoola) comes from Harry of Ciro’s ABC of Mixing Cocktails, published in London in 1923, ten years before Donn Beach opened his Don's Beachcomber bar in Hollywood. So, obviously, Ray Buhen did not create the Hula Hula – although he may have been responsible for changing the spelling and popularising it.


166 calories

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