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About The Daiquiri Cocktail

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.

Ingredients in the The Daiquiri Cocktail

1 oz
Fresh lime juice


How to make The Daiquiri Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.

Shake, and strain into a chilled Martini glass.

Garnish with a lime wheel.

Other Information

Watch Liquor.com advisory board member Dushan Zaric make a proper Daiquiri in our How to Cocktail video.

Cocktail Profile

Base Spirit:
Cocktail Type:
Appleton Estate

Daiquiri - Rum Cocktail

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Discussion (3)

  • johndixon548gmailcom1017305228 posted 3 months ago

    I made this tonight with Pusser's British Navy Rum and Rose's Lime Juice. Very citrusy until I added an additional .5 oz (ish) of rum. Refreshing!

  • cholo7 posted 8 months ago

    I thought the classic is supposed to be with light rum??

  • CocktailSeb posted 1 year ago

    Dark Rum?!?!

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