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Kenyan Dawa

Kenyan Dawa

A simple and delicious drink, very popular in Kenya

[Aperitif] [Girly] [Happy Hour] [Party] [Poolside] [Simple] [Tropical]

Ingredients [ oz | cl ][ My Bar ]
2 oz Vodka[ Add ]
1 tbsp Honey[ Add ]
1 tsp Brown Sugar[ Add ]
1 Lime[ Add ]
Method: Prepare in the glass
Glass: Old-Fashioned
  1. Cut the lime into quarters and drop them in a short glass.
  2. Add the brown sugar and honey.
  3. Muddle a little (not too much) to release the flavors.
  4. Add a few ice cube.
  5. Pour in the vodka and stir.
  6. Serve with a swizzle stick (Dawa Stick).

Volume: 2.7 oz
Alcohol units: 2.4 standard drinks
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 30%


Times viewed: 19605
Average Score: 7.0 (1 vote)

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The 'Dawa' is based on the famous Brazilian Caipirinha and means “medicine” or “magic potion” in Swahili.

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Added by David on
Last updated on 2014-09-07 12:01:45
Status: Approved