Traditionally a 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
Readers of Embury will know he had a bone dry palate and Martinis made to his specification are just that, and with the correct dilution, fabulous.
A Daiquiri made with flavoursome honey in place of sugar, or a Bee's Knees with rum in place of gin. However you view this, it's damn tasty.
Both fresh and refreshing. A subtle hint of peppermint gives zing to this cognac-based cocktail.
Almond and lemon flavoured gin. Subtle, citrusy and (despite generous orgeat) dry.
As Embury says, there would seem to be some sense in using a Scotch-based liqueur and although this version of the Bobby Burns is rarely seen, it is worthy
Basically an Aviation but with a splash of orange juice and a dash of orange bitters in place of creme de violette.
A very wet gin martini dried with a splash of cognac and two dashes of bitters.
Temperature is key to the enjoyment of this modern classic. Consume while icy cold.
I share Embury's appreciation of this fine, delicate Orange Daiquiri. However, we've tweaked his formulation as we found the original somewhat rich and
Looks and tastes great but is a load of hassle to make.
Tastes reminiscent of Cough Candy with a quintet of big-flavoured ingredients combining harmoniously, including a whopping 5ml (1/6oz) of bitters.
A beautifully balanced, flavoursome medley of sweet and sour.
Dry and incredibly aromatic. A perfect aperitif.
A smooth, sweet Daiquiri with flavoursome rum.
Tangy Swedish Punch freshened with orange and lemon juice.
A characterful Daiquiri - pungent Jamaican rum combines with tangy Swedish Punch balanced by lime juice.
A Natural Daiquiri with a refreshing, clean, citrusy, minty edge.
Salmon pink in colour, the Mañana has a subtle and delicate rum laced apricot flavour.
Vodka-laced, delightfully clean and cleansing with kummel's distinctive rich caraway and cumin flavour combining well with lime.
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