The Only Daquiri recipe you will ever need .
The humble daquiri in all its glory . This simple by design drink is one of the worlds iconic drinks , consisting of Rum , citrus and sugar . Sounds simple right ? This drink is definitely a sum of its parts . Use the best ingredients you can .Balance is the name of the game here . Citrus can vary in tartness depending on where it is from and the time of the year it has grown ! Balancing this out with the right amount of sugar is how you will be able to make a good drink into a great one .
The drink was supposedly invented in the mining town of Daquiri by an American mining engineer named Jennings Cox who was in Cuba at the time of the Spanish - American war in 1898 . Its popularity gained in World War 2 in the U.S as whiskey and vodka was becoming hard to come by due to rationing and the president Franklin D Roosevelt had just opened up a trade agreement with Latin America, Cuba and the Caribbean which meant that Rum was readily available . The daquiri became the fashionable drink of that era .
2 oz. Light Rum
1 oz. Freshly squuezed lime juice
(Make sure it is freshlly squuezed so that you get some oils from the skin of the lime)
3/4 oz. simple syrup
Garnish : Lime twist
Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice .
Shake until shaker is frosty
Double strain into chilled glass
Drink down and enjoy this delicious drink Rustys. Remember to enjoy responsibly and to drink better .