Daiquiri No.1 Natural (Countdown 3:2:1 formula)

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Martini glass...
fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca Superior White Rum (37.5%)
1 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
½ fl oz Sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
½ fl oz Chilled water (omit if wet ice)
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How to make:

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


Lime wedge


Made to the easy-to-remember 3:2:1 Daiquiri (or countdown) formula (45ml rum, 30ml lime & 15ml sugar syrup (2:1), this balanced but limey daiquiri lacks the poise of my preferred 10:3:2 formula.


I'm indebted to Roger Vilalta who in 2010 at Banker's Bar in Barcelona, Spain made me (Simon Difford) an excellent daiquiri using this formula.

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