Daiquiri cocktail

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Daiquiri cocktail
A Daiquiri cocktail is a refreshing, zesty drink made from rum, a citrus (lime usually) and sugar.
There is a whole family of variations of the Daiquiri recipe as it has remained a popular cocktail for over 100 years.
It has origins in the 18th century as The British Royal Navy gave rations for a drink called grog, which was similar to the ingredients of a Daiquiri cocktail – as the Vitamin C helped prevent the sailors from contracting scurvy!
It is said that Hemingway drank his daiquiris by the double earning the nickname "Papa Doble" with a record of 16 doubles in one sitting. Don't try that please!
Total Time: 5 mins

Equipment

  • Cocktail glass

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml rum
  • 25 ml lime juice
  • 12.5 ml sugar syrup
  • ice cubes

To garnish

  • 1 slice of lime

Instructions 

  • Add the rum, lime juice, sugar syrup, and the ice cubes  to a cocktail shaker.
  • With the lid on, shake well until the shaker is cold to the touch.
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.

Notes

units: 2
The Daiquiri was one of the favourite drinks of writer Ernest Hemingway and president John F. Kennedy.
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Please note that the units field is an estimation, and will vary depending on the type and quantity of alcohol used. Please drink responsibly and legally.