The Daiquiri is a popular drink around the world and was originally created in Cuba. Though “Daiquiri” refers to a family of drinks containing rum, citrus juice and sugar, below we have the “official” cocktail recipe as defined by the International Bartenders Association. The drink is commonly served in a cocktail glass and garnished with a half slice of lime.

What you need to make the Daiquiri

For the drink
  • 45 ml white rum
  • 25 ml lime juice
  • 15 ml simple syrup
  • Ice cubes
For the garnish
  • Half a lime slice

How to make

  1. Add ice to a cocktail shaker and pour in the rum, lime juice and simple syrup.
  2. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with half a slice of lime.

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