Citrus sharp and refreshing

Rum

This simple combination of rum, lime and sugar is easily one of Cuba’s most successful exports

How To Make It

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Daiquiri Classic

Ingredients

  • 80ml white rum
  • 35ml fresh lime juice
  • 20ml sugar syrup
  • cubed ice
  • lime wheel

Equipment

  • coupe glass
  • hawthorn strainer
  • Boston shaker tin
  • Boston shaker glass
  • lime squeezer
  • jigger

Method

  1. Pour the rum, lime juice and sugar syrup into one half of your cocktail shaker.
  2. Fill this with ice.
  3. Cover and shake well until thoroughly chilled.
  4. Strain into a chilled coupe glass.
  5. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Did you know?

One of Cuba’s greatest cocktails, the classic Daiquiri is simple to make yet difficult to balance. Use this recipe as a jumping off point to tweak the proportions and make the drink your own.

Make this Cocktail

Ingredients

The following are available from The Whisky Exchange:

  • Diplomatico Planas

    70cl / 47%

    £32.75

  • Monin Gomme Syrup

    70cl

    £4.75

£37.50

Ingredients & Equipment

All of the ingredients, plus this equipment:

  • 4 Prong Hawthorne Strainer

    £3.75

  • Perception Cocktail Coupe / 8.5oz (25cl)

    £4.25

  • Boston Stainless Steel Shaker Can / 28oz

    £2.75

  • Boston Shaker / Glass 45.5cl (16oz )

    £1.95

  • Mexican Elbow Lime Squeezer

    £8.95

  • Japanese-Style Jigger 20, 25, 40 & 50ml

    £9.75

£68.90

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Drinks

  • Diplomatico Planas

    70cl / 47%

    Planas is the replacement for Diplomatico's Blanco Reserva. Aged for six years, the same as its predecessor, the strength has been upped to 47%. The result is a rich and chewy rum with notes of cappuccino and a nutty finish.

    £32.75

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  • Monin Gomme Syrup

    70cl

    The industry standard cocktail sweetener across the UK bar trade, Monin's gum arabic syrup is lightened by a trace of orange blossom. Essential for all manner of sours, daiquiris and just about any cocktail containing lemon or lime juice.

    £4.75

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Equipment

  • 4 Prong Hawthorne Strainer

    For use with the Boston shaker.

    £3.75

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  • Boston Stainless Steel Shaker Can / 28oz

    An essential tool of the trade for professional bartenders and amateur mixologists alike. Use in conjunction with the Bar Strainer and the Boston Shaker Glass (See Glassware), to create the cocktail of your choice.

    £2.75

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  • Boston Shaker / Glass 45.5cl (16oz )

    A 16oz shaker glass, made to be paired with a tin for more travel when shaking your cocktails, or for stirring if you want the insulation of glass.

    £1.95

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  • Mexican Elbow Lime Squeezer

    One of the smartest pieces of bar kit ever created, the legendary Mexican Elbow makes light work of juicing your limes quickly and efficiently with the minimum of effort or waste.

    £8.95

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  • Japanese-Style Jigger 20, 25, 40 & 50ml

    A Japanese-style jigger, perfect for measuring out shots when adding to cocktails, with 20 and 25ml measures in one side, and 40 and 50ml on the other.

    £9.75

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Glasses

  • Perception Cocktail Coupe / 8.5oz (25cl)

    A 25cl coupe glass from the Perception range, specially designed for cocktails.

    £4.25

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