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The "Kenyan Dawa" cocktail is a refreshing and zesty drink that hails from Kenya, known for its unique combination of flavors and cultural significance. This cocktail is a popular choice among locals and visitors alike, and its name "Dawa" means "medicine" in Swahili, as it is often believed to have healing properties. Made with vodka, honey, fresh lime, and a sprinkle of sugar, this cocktail is simple yet bursting with flavor. It's traditionally served with a wooden stick used to stir the drink, which adds to its distinct charm. Whether you're sipping it by the beach or enjoying it at a social gathering, the "Kenyan Dawa" is a delightful cocktail that embodies the spirit of Kenya's rich culinary heritage.

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  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fresh lime with honey to release the lime juice and flavor. Add the vodka and a handful of crushed ice to the shaker and shake well until chilled.
  2. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with crushed ice. Sprinkle a little sugar over the top of the cocktail for a sweet touch and garnish with a lime wheel(optional).

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