Forget sugary frozen drinks packed with booze. This is the classic daiquiri, beautiful and simple. Sometimes used as a litmus test amongst bartenders while traveling to determine whether or not a bartender is knowledgeable.
This cocktail is featured in Paul Clarke’s excellent cocktail recipe/history book, The Cocktail Chronicles: Navigating the Cocktail Renaissance with Jigger, Shaker & Glass.
- 2 ounces white rum
- ¾ ounce lime juice
- 2 teaspoons simple syrup
- Shake in cocktail shaker filled with ice.
- Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
- Garnish with a lime wheel.
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