Daiquiri No. 4

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Discerning Drinkers (23 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Lime wedge

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with finely crushed ice and strain into chilled glass. (Classically blended rather than served straight-up.)

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Review:

Maraschino cherry liqueur adds delicate notes to this finely balanced golden rum-based Daiquiri.

History:

Created by Constantino "Constante" Ribalaïgua Vert, who bartended at Havana's famous El Floridita (originally Bar Florida) from circa 1914 to his death in 1952. (He purchased the bar in 1818.) This is the fourth of four numbered daiquiris in the 1934 1st edition Bar La Florida Cocktails menu book from his bar.

Daiquiri Num. 4
2 Ounces Bacardí Rum.
1 Teaspoonful Sugar.
1 Teaspoonful Maraschino.
Juice of half a Lemon.
Shake in an electric shaker with crushed ice.
Serve frappe.

Bar La Florida Cocktails, 1st Edition, 1934

See: Daiquiri cocktail history

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 21.28% alc./vol. (42.56° proof)
  • 21.3 grams of pure alcohol
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