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Liqueurs, spirit-flavored

Also known as



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.


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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