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Master of Cocktails - The Daiquiri

by Ben Ellefsen     16. June 2014 10:52

Master of Cocktails Daiquiri

In this week's #MasterofCocktails we’re making what is probably the most abused drink in the history of all time: The Daiquiri.

It's such a blisteringly simple drink when done correctly. Rum. Sugar. Lime. That's all.

Now, there are some variations worth lauding (we're going to do a few over the next couple of weeks), but the classic version is one that should be in everyone's repertoire.

The recipe really couldn't be simpler. Can you remember the following?


“Half.”

IF you can remember [half], you can make an excellent Daiquiri. Let's see.

Master of Cocktails Daiquiri ingredients

You’ll be needing these...

List of Ingredients

  • 50ml Havana Club Añejo 3 Year Old
  • 25ml Fresh Lime Juice
  • 12.5ml Monin Sugar Syrup
  • First up, sling a coupette glass in the freezer.

    Master of Cocktails Freezer

    Then measure out 50ml of rum. I'm using Havana Club 3yo Anejo Blanco.

    Master of Cocktails Havana Club Anejo 3 Year Old

    Pop that into a boston shaker.

    Master of Cocktails Boston Shaker

    Now Lime juice. How much? Half. 25ml.

    Master of Cocktails Lime Juice

    And Sugar Syrup. How much? 'Harlf'. 12.5ml.

    Master of Cocktails Monin Sugar Syrup

    Pack the shaker with ice, and give it a hard shake for 30-40 seconds.

    Master of Cocktails Ice

    Finally, fine Strain into your chilled coupette.

    Master of Cocktails Strain

    The Daiquiri. An absolute classic. Refreshing, Strong, Delicious. What's not to like?

    Master of Cocktails The Daiquiri

    Enjoy!


    #6secondcocktails

    Just remember. Half.

    Some of you have got the hang of it already:

    Master of Cocktails @djosito Daiquiri

    Here’s @DJOsito's Daiquiri from Sunday night.

    Here are the ingredients we’ll be using for next week's #MasterofCocktails:

    Master of Cocktails Next Week

    Next week, you'll be needing these...
    Tonic Water, a Lime, Havana Club Añejo 3 Year Old, Monin Sugar Syrup and Mint (#coolcool).

    Ben

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