The Daiquiri is an easy cocktail recipe to make and can be very rewarding, especially when it’s a proper Daiquiri made with freshly squeezed lime juice. While he was living in
This classic Daiquiri is served straight up in a cocktail glass, but if you’re looking for something icy to sip, you can serve it on the rocks. As a third variation, you could even make it into a nice summer cooler by mixing it in a Collins glass and adding seltzer water.
2 oz white Rum
1 oz (approx.) freshly squeezed lime juice (1 lime)
1 tsp Simple syrup (or sweetener of your choice)
Combine ingredients in a shaker. Shake briskly while thinking about Papa Hemingway in a Cuban bar, gazing at the sea under a slowly turning ceiling fan (this may be harder to do than you think). Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with a lime wheel, and enjoy!