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A mighty Mule provides cocktail win

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Bartender Ben Flores celebrates after being named first-place winner in the Ketel One Master of the Mule cocktail competition held at Sky Waikiki. His winning cocktail was dubbed Little Horse on the Prairie.

  • JASON GENEGABUS / JASON@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Fu Man Chi is $12 on the tiki menu at Splash Bar at the Princess Kaiulani. It’s one of several throwback cocktails influenced by famed drinks from back in the day.

  • JASON GENEGABUS / JASON@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Hideaway Bar has been spiffed up and reborn as Suzie Wong’s Hideaway in the same location in Waikiki.

I’ve attended my fair share of cocktail competitions. Usually it’s the same cast of characters who sign up, but I was pleasantly surprised to walk into Sky Waikiki’s Master of the Mule contest and recognize only a couple of participants. Read more

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