Halekulani Melon Daiquir, iLewers Lounge, Honolulu
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Halekulani Melon Daiquiri

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Lewers Lounge • Honolulu

This drink is based on a fancy nonalcoholic drink famed mixologist Dale DeGroff concocted at New York City's Rainbow Room. DeGroff uses orange bitters and amber rum to add spice and depth.

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  1. 1 1/2 ounces amber rum
  2. 1/4 cantaloupe—peeled, seeded and cut into cubes, plus 1 cantaloupe wedge
  3. 1 ounce Simple Syrup
  4. 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  5. Dash of Orange Bitters
  6. 6 ounces crushed ice
  7. 1 mint sprig
  1. In a blender, puree all of the ingredients except the cantaloupe wedge and mint sprig. Pour into a snifter and garnish with the cantaloupe wedge and mint sprig.