Calling to mind sun-bleached umbrellas, soft white sand and
the turquoise waters of the tropics, the Daiquiri is the ultimate summer
cocktail. Forget about those frozen, sticky-sweet variations and instead mix up
a true classic. Here, in honor of National Daiquiri Day, are six of our
Ernest Hemingway loved his rum, and this version of the
Daiquiri is how he liked to drink it.Spiked with a bit of grapefruit juice and maraschino liqueur, it’s a bit
more complex than the classic, but just as reviving.
This little-known Daiquiri adaptation comes from Trader
Vic’s Bartender’s Guide and specifies Jamaican rum and a honey syrup in place
of the more typical simple syrup. Slightly richer than the traditional, but
just as enticing.