Daiquiri No.1 natural (Embury's 8:2:1 formula)

Daiquiri No.1 natural (Embury's 8:2:1 formula) image

Serve in

a Martini glass...
2 fl oz Bacardi Ocho Anos (8 year old) Gran Reserva Rum
½ fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
¼ fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup (Sirop Sucre de Canne)
½ fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)
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How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

Garnish:

Lime wedge

Comment:

Traditionally a Natural Daiquiri should always be based on light rum but if I should feel like breaking with tradition and using aged rum, I find Embury's 8:2:1 formula works particularly well.

About:

According to David A. Embury's 1948 'Fine Art of Mixing Drinks' the classic proportions of a daiquiri are: 8 parts (2 shots) white label Cuban rum, 2 parts (1/2 shot) lime juice and 1 part (1/4 shot) sugar syrup. I have added the optional addition of water for increased dilution.

Nutrition:

There are approximately 196 calories in one serving of Daiquiri No.1 natural (Embury's 8:2:1 formula).

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