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Daiquiri

Rum, lime and sugar go back a long way in the Caribbean. The classic Daiquiri brings them together in a perfect blend of BACARDÍ Superior rum, the crispness of fruit and the sweetness of sugar. Serve it ice cold for a bracingly refreshing drink.

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HOW TO MAKE A DAIQUIRI

Mr. Jennings Cox, an American engineer, created this cocktail in 1898 in the town of Daiquiri, Cuba.

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Daiquiri

  • 2 oz BACARDÍ Superior rum
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 2 tsp extra fine sugar
Learn

One step at a time

Step 1

Stir

Place sugar and freshly pressed lime juice into a cocktail shaker and stir until the sugar has dissolved.
Step 2

Pour

Then pour in the BACARDÍ Superior rum and fill the shaker with half-cubed ice, followed by some half-crushed ice.
Step 3

Shake

Place the lid on the shaker and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled.
Step 4

Strain

Finally, strain through a fine tea strainer into a chilled coupette.

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How do you make rum?

Rum is made using only three ingredients: molasses from sugarcane, yeast and water. Ingredients are fermented, then distilled, aged, filtered and blended.

What is the difference between dark, gold and white rum?

Rum is a wonderfully complex and diverse spirit. Color can give us clues about time spent aging or the flavors that might be found within. Dark can be bold, sweet (or dry) and even smoky, gold is rich and soothing, and white is smooth, subtle and often refreshing.
But color can be misleading. The best way to truly understand a rum is to taste it for yourself.