Daiquiri (Emilio Gonzalez's blended No. 1)

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (5 ratings)

Serve in

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

BLEND all ingredients with 6oz scoop of crushed ice. Pour into glass and serve.

2 fl oz Light gold rum (1-3 year old molasses column)
1/6 fl oz Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
1/2 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Pink grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
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Review:

Great on a hot day, but the coldness masks much of the flavour evident when this drink is served 'up' or natural.

History:

Emilio Gonzalez is said to have adapted the Natural Daiquiri into this frozen version at the Plaza Hotel in Cuba. However, Constantino "Constante" Ribalaïgua Vert of Havana's famous El Floridita made the drink famous.
See Daiquiri cocktail history and variations

Nutrition:

197 calories

Alcohol content:

  • 1.7 standard drinks
  • 22.71% alc./vol. (45.42° proof)
  • 23.3 grams of pure alcohol
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