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4 March, 2010

Hawaiian Punch (West 94th Street Pub, Durham)—Cocktail Review

Comments : 2 Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Durham - NC, Vodka on by : The Gourmez

Hawaiian Punch
West 94th Street Pub
Woodcroft, Durham
Website

This drink, with its bloody trail of maraschino juice, looks like it’d be great for a Halloween party. It’s made with vodka, Malibu coconut rum, pineapple juice, and more than a splash of blue curacao.

It’s a great, simple tropical punch, perfect for sipping on a porch or by a pool on a hot day, or in my case, on a day in the sixties that seemed hot in comparison to our wretched winter weather. Very sweet, but this sort of drink should be. There was a hint of orange from the curacao that gave it depth but I think lime would have added a lot more.  If I discount it watering down too quickly, I enjoyed it thoroughly.

3 stars

3 stars


Reviewed 2.20.10.

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2 thoughts on : Hawaiian Punch (West 94th Street Pub, Durham)—Cocktail Review

  • March 4, 2010 at 2:22 pm

    Where is this place? i’ve never heard of it?
    The drink looks yummy, although I think I’ll wait for warmer weather!

  • March 4, 2010 at 2:38 pm

    It’s in the Woodcroft Shopping Center on Hope Valley Road. There’s a Food Lion, Bandidos, and a Japanese restaurant. The sign for West 94th Street Pub just reads PUB up top. They’ve got a sheltered porch out front. It’s very cozy and a neighborhood crowd.

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