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Blue Hawaii Cocktail

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You may know the Elvis Presley movie, Blue Hawaii, but this cocktail was created several years before the King ever swiveled his hips Hawaiian-style. In 1957 bartender, Harry Yee at the Hilton Hawaiian Village was asked by Bols to create a new drink to introduce its Blue Curacao liqueur. Harry added light rum, vodka and pineapple to the liquor and came up with this now iconic drink.
Ingredients
  Light rum 3⁄4 Ounce
  Vodka 3⁄4 Ounce
  Blue curacao 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce
  Pineapple juice 3 Ounce
  Sweet and sour 1 Fluid Ounce
  Ice cubes 10 Medium
Directions

MAKING
1. Combine light rum, vodka, blue curacao, pineapple juice and sweet sour mix with ice and blend in a blender.
2. Strain into a tall glass.

SERVING
3. Garnish with a colored umbrella and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Blending
Drink: 
Cocktail, Alcohol
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol, Low Fat
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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