3 minutes /
60 ml 1.5 oz Light Rum
30 ml 1 oz Lime Juice
30 ml 1 oz Sugar syrup
Sugar syrup
Just sugar and water, equal parts. Simple sugar syrup is used in most shaken cocktails and is a must to have in your fridge. Learn how to make it
1 Lime wedge

1 Prepare

Cut your lime ready for squeezing and garnish

2 Ice

Fill both your martini glass and cocktail shaker with cubed ice

3 Add ingredients

Pour all 3 ingredients into your shaker

4 Shake

Close the shaker and shake hard and fast for 7 seconds

5 Empty glass

Empty the ice in your martini glass back into the ice bucket

6 Strain

Take off the small top off the shaker and strain out the mix into your chilled glass.

7 Garnish and serve

Add your lime wedge to the edge of the glass or in your drink

The Cocktail

An absolute classic, stemming from the small mining town of Daiquiri in Cuba. The simple mix of the Rum, lime and sugar has sublime balance, hence its popularity Worldwide.


Bartender Tip:

Try different styles of Rums (Aged/Spiced/Golden) for great variants on this amazing classic. Another twist is to add 3 raspberries in the shaker before shaking for a fruity and beautiful pink cocktail.

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