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Okolehao

Type

Liqueurs, spirit-flavored

Also known as

oke

Description

Proprietary branding for what was once a generic Hawaiian folk spirit, traditionally a distillate of ti root, which produces a simlilar quantity and quality of sugar syrup to the better-known sugar cane. Current versions are essentially an American whiskey liqueur sweetened by ti sugar extract. "Okolehao" translates literally from the Hawaiian as "iron bottom," a reference to to style of cooking pot from which the liquor was distilled.

Availability

Limited availability. Produced and sold in United States. Rarely exported. Regional.

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 4 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureBali Hai
pictureCasey's Cannonball
pictureChief's Calabash
pictureHaote Pikia

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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