It’s easy to see why the dark rum-based Daiquiri is a classic. The perfectly balanced combination of sweet, sour and spirit is refreshing and tangy, but also quite simple to make at home. Try making the recipe below and add this fool-proof drink to your bartending arsenal.
Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.
Shake, and strain into a chilled Martini glass.
Garnish with a lime wheel.
Watch Liquor.com advisory board member Dushan Zaric make a proper Daiquiri in our How to Cocktail video.