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|IBA Official Cocktail|
|Primary alcohol by volume|
|Served||Straight up; without ice|
Honeydew melon slice
|Standard drinkware||Cocktail glass|
|IBA specified ingredients*|
|Preparation||Shake together in a mixer with ice. Strain into glass, garnish and serve.|
|* Japanese Slipper recipe at International Bartenders Association|
The Japanese Slipper appears in literature as early as
The bulletin: Issues 5617-5625 in 1988
"you might care for one of the other current favorites — a Toblerone, a Japanese Slipper or a Mind Eraser. ... Bailey's, grand marnier) or a Melon Bullet (Midori, Mainstay, cointreau, lemon juice)"
Place a cherry into a cocktail glass. Place crushed ice into cocktail shaker, add Midori, then the Cointreau and lemon juice. Shake well and strain into the chilled cocktail glass and serve. Garnish with a slice of honeydew melon.
- Tsindos, Veneta (11 March 1992). "Sink a soft Slipper". Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia). p. 40.
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