Have you ever had a Daiquiri by the pool or beach life? if not, you never truly had one. The Daiquiri cocktail is one of those perfect summertime drinks that makes you feel like you are in a tropical oasis.
If you are just starting out in your mixology journey, this is an essential cocktail you need to know. Fortunately, it’s super easy to make!
What is a Daiquiri ?
The Daiquiri is a family of cocktails whose main ingredients are rum, citrus juice, and sugar. The daiquiri is one of the essential drinks in David A. Embury’s classic The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks.
History of the Daiquiri Cocktail
This Cuban classic gets its name from a town in what was the Oriente Province. Created by an American mining engineer named Jennings Cox and a Cuban engineer named PAgliuchi in the late nineteenth century, the talented barmen in Havana, especially Constantino Ribialaigua Vert of el Floridita, refined it.
Transported from Cuba by Admiral Lucius Johnson, the daiquiri made its first appearance in the United States at the Army and Navy Club in Washington DC
What Glass is Daiquiri Served In?
A Daiquiri is typically served in a Coupe glass, However, It can work in a martini glass too. If you don’t own the right glassware for this cocktail, consider some of the options below.
How to Make a Daiquiri
Below are the ingredients and directions for a classic Daiquiri. We hope you love this drink as much as we do.
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