Cruise line bar menu on new ship, Rotterdam, beats top restaurants, hotels and casinos
Half Moon Bar is an immersive experience looking at the history of cruising through the lens of a cocktail.
The creative cocktails at Half Moon Bar aim to take guests back in time, on a journey though
- “The Original” celebrates the line’s first ship, Rotterdam I, made with a Dutch gin and a hint of single malt Scotch, ingredients inspired by the building of the ship and
Holland America Line’sDutch beginnings.
- “De Halve Moon” is an ode to the Dutch sense of exploration and the botanical wonderland
Henry Hudsonfound in present-day New York, made with Old Duff genever, lemon rosewater shrub and DDG Bitters.
Mile Run” is a prohibition cocktail that tells the story of Holland America Line Prohibition-era cruises to nowhere for New Yorkers, where cocktail bars on the ship could be legally open. It is made from a combination of lemon, honey and gin for a Bee’s Knees, whiskey for a Gold Rush or rum for a Honey Bee.
- “May She Be Blessed” is an ode to the godmothers who bless the
Holland America Lineships, made with champagne and a choice of essence.
- “Rotterdam VII” is dedicated to its namesake ship and the ship’s unique blend of tradition and innovation, made with smoked gin and maraschino cocktail.
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