Dawa music festival going down at Carnivore - 8 months ago, 11 June 16:07
Dawa is one of Kenya's most popular cocktails and features in many bar menus. But did you know that Carnivore Restaurant is the home of Dawa?
In the late 1970’s the concept of the Dawa was born. A take on the Brazilian Caipirinha, the cocktail was featured on early Carnivore menus as the Caiprioskka, the South American country’s vodka- based equivalent. While introducing the cocktail onto the market, a group of regular Carnivore patrons were invited to sample this delicious but tongue-twisting drink.
One fan struggled to remember its complicated name, opting for: “Please bring me my Dawa."
And so The Dawa was born.
In the four decades that this Kenyan drink has been around, the group estimates to have sold over three million of them! Many of these, sold by Dr. Dawa himself.
The original Dr. Dawa is a well-known face for Dawa-lovers. Over the years, his “medicine” has become not just a drink ...
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