7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Airmail

Today is the last day of this series, so what better way to celebrate the official last day of summer then with a bottle of champagne. Depending on which cocktail book you examine there are a wide variety of recipes for the Airmail. They include different proportions of ingredients, type of rum, and type of… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Airmail

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: the Look Normal & Freshman Daiquiri

This drink is an original creation of Matt “Rumdood” Robold a bartender at 320Main and creator of the Rumdood.com blog. When it comes to rum, his blog is my go to source for answers and from the limited interaction I’ve had with him on the web he seems like a really down to earth guy.… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: the Look Normal & Freshman Daiquiri

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Royal Daiquiri

The Royal Daiquiri is a tasty twist on the original daiquiri. The proportions and preparation of my drink are different from the ones originally offered by Don the Beachcomber. Crème Yvette is a violet, citrus, and vanilla liqueur that was first produced in the 1890’s. It went out of production but was revived by the… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Royal Daiquiri

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: La Florida Cocktail

The original drink appears in Trader Vic’s Bartenders Guide from 1972 and is sometimes referred to as the Floridita Cocktail. The La Florida Cocktail is the creation of Constantine Ribailagualt and was one of the signature drinks of the La Florida bar in Havana, Cuba. It’s name is strikingly similar to the Floridita Daiquiri but… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: La Florida Cocktail

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Strawberry Daiquiri

To the modern drinker, this is the most widely known variation of the daiquiri. Usually it’s served frozen, with a topping of whipped cream or a sugared rim. Rarely are there even fresh strawberries in the mix. So in creating the strawberry daiquiri I offer 2 variations; one which contains fresh strawberries and the other… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Strawberry Daiquiri

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Hemingway Daiquiri or the Daiquiri #3

The Hemingway daiquiri is the stuff of legend and is shrouded in mystery. No one really knows for the sure the exact recipe and the drinks true history. I won’t dive into the controversy as several writers have covered the topic in detail. And a sugarless daiquiri is one of the most tart and undrinkable… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Hemingway Daiquiri or the Daiquiri #3

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Hemingway Daiquiri or the Daiquiri #3

The Hemingway daiquiri is the stuff of legend and is shrouded in mystery. No one really knows for the sure the exact recipe and the drinks true history. I won’t dive into the controversy as several writers have covered the topic in detail. And a sugarless daiquiri is one of the most tart and undrinkable… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Hemingway Daiquiri or the Daiquiri #3