December 7, 2011 – National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Today we mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and remember those who lost their lives during the Japanese sneak attack that began at 7:55am this morning (Hawaii time) on December 7, 1941.

During the attack, the United States lost  around 2,400 men, more than a dozen ships and around one hundred and sixty aircraft.

Pearl Harbor Cocktail

recipe adapted from

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz melon liqueur
  • Dash orgeat syrup
  • Pineapple juice

Glass: collins

Garnish: tropical fruit

Build in an ice-filled collins glass, garnish.


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