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Daiquiri

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Ingredients

Cracked ice
Juice of 2 limes
1 teaspoon sugar syrup
3 measures white rum

Details

Serves: 1


Method

Put lots of cracked ice in a cocktail shaker. Pour the lime juice, sugar syrup and rum over the ice. Shake thoroughly until a frost forms, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Happy accident
The Daiquiri was created by an American mining engineer working in Cuba in 1896. He was expecting VIP guests and his supplies of gin had run out, so he extemporized with rum and created this classic cocktail.

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