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!
- Cocktail glass
- 50 ml rum
- 25 ml lime juice
- 12.5 ml sugar syrup
- ice cubes
- 1 slice of lime
- 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.