50ml White Rum
25ml Lime Juice
10ml Demerara Sugar Syrup
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker, top up with cubed ice and shake hard. Fine strain into a martini glass.
The Daiquiri is supposed to be fresh, zingy and sharp, the perfect foil to a hot day by the beach. To achieve the cocktail as it should be drank, it is important to use white rum and as the best quality ingredients as you can get your hands on. This means using a premium, high-quality white rum like a Havana 3yo, freshly squeezing your own lime juice, and even using some homemade sugar syrup (which we show you how to make in less than 5 minutes here).
About The Daiquiri
A cocktail that is simple in design, the Daiquiri recipe uses only three main ingredients – white rum, lime juice, and sugar syrup – though there are countless variations on this original recipe. Most variations will include an additional fruit juice base like strawberry, mango, or even pink grapefruit (used in the popular Hemingway Daiquiri variation) to make it more palatable for a casual drinker.
This experimentation then led to the widely popular frozen Daiquiri trend, though most seasoned cocktail bartenders will admit to not appreciating this style of Daiquiri!
Want the cocktail without the fuss?
Our Coconut and Kaffir Lime Leaf Daiquiri ready to drink bottled cocktail makes it easier than ever to enjoy delicious cocktails at home. Available in 200ml and 500ml bottles, you can give this as a gift (if you can resist) or simply enjoy it yourself. Crafted with care from our master mixologists, this cocktail is complete with Kaffir Lime Leaf & Coconut Syrup and premium rum, with enough to enjoy your favourite cocktail again and again.