Daiquiri
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Daiquiri
Cocktail recipe

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The classic cocktail Daiquiri has a rich and fascinating history that dates back to the late 1800s in Cuba. It is said to have been invented by an American mining ... more The classic cocktail Daiquiri has a rich and fascinating history that dates back to the late 1800s in Cuba. It is said to have been invented by an American mining engineer who mixed white rum, lime juice, and sugar together as a refreshing drink for his workers. Over time, the recipe evolved to include different variations, but the traditional Daiquiri still consists of three simple ingredients: lime juice, white rum, and sugar. The tangy and citrusy lime juice balances out the sweetness of the sugar and the strong kick of the white rum, creating a well-balanced and refreshing flavour profile. This cocktail has become a staple of bars and mixology, loved for its simplicity and versatility. It can be served straight up, on the rocks, or blended with ice, making it the perfect drink for any occasion.

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Base ingredient
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White rum
Alcohol content
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26.67% | 2.4 units *
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Classic
Shaken

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Lime juice cocktail ingredient
Lime juice
20ml ⅔oz 2cl
White rum cocktail ingredient
White rum
60ml 2oz 6cl
Sugar cocktail ingredient
Sugar
2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice
Stir well to dissolve the sugar
Shake well for 10-15 seconds or until the outside of the shaker becomes frosted
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve

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