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

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Ingredients

Barware

Martini
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

152 Calories

Bartender

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Serve in

Martini

Garnish:

Lime wedge

How to make:

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

1 12 fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum
1 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
12 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
12 fl oz Chilled water (omit if wet ice)
4 drop Difford's Daiquiri Bitters (optional)
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Comment:

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.

Origin:

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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