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Perfect Daiquiri

Perfect Daiquiri

Ingredients (3)

  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce rich cane syrup
  • 2 1/2 ounces Cuban white rum
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories208
  • Fat0.02g
  • Saturated fat0.0g
  • Trans fat0g
  • Carbs12.75g
  • Fiber0.11g
  • Sugar10.86g
  • Protein0.12g
  • Cholesterol0g
  • Sodium9.5mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (1 servings) Powered by

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Simple drinks can often be the hardest to get right; with only a few ingredients, perfect proportions are key. This recipe for the Perfect Daiquiri comes from BlackTail in NYC. Fresh lime juice, cane syrup, and white rum strike a flawless balance of sweet, sour, and boozy. You’ll be quaffing these easy cocktails all summer.

To make the rich cane syrup, just heat 2 parts cane sugar and 1 part water in a saucepan, stirring constantly so the sugar dissolves, and as soon as the mixture comes to a boil, remove from the heat to cool completely. You can store the cooled syrup in an airtight container in the refrigerator and use it to add a little sweetness to any drink, alcoholic or otherwise.

For a recipe from the BlackTail’s sister bar, The Dead Rabbit Grocery, get this Bachelor Pad Cocktail recipe.

See our Classic Daiquiri recipe for a slight variation, and make your own adjustments to your home recipe.

Instructions

  1. 1Combine the lime juice, rich cane syrup, and Cuban white rum in a cocktail shaker with a scant handful of crushed ice. Shake vigorously for 15 to 20 seconds, then strain into a sour glass and serve.

Header image by Brent Hofacker/Shutterstock. Inline image courtesy of BlackTail.

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