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

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: The Daiquiri #1

This is the original daiquiri, the classic. Its not frozen and its not fruity. Its pure, simple, and authentic. Measuring is essential in this drink. Too much lime and its too tart, too much sugar and its too sweet, too much booze and its near undrinkable. Daiquiri 2.5 oz White Rum (Flor de Caña Extra… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: The Daiquiri #1

Flor de Caña 4 Year Review & The Daisy de Santiago, Boukman Daiquiri

Flor de Caña is a brand of rum distributed by Compañia Licorera de Nicaragua. It was founded in 1890 by Francisco Alfredo Pellas and is today headed by a fifth generation member of the Pellas family. From it’s humble roots it has grown into one of the most widely recognized rums along with holding one… Continue reading Flor de Caña 4 Year Review & The Daisy de Santiago, Boukman Daiquiri

Lucid Absinthe Review and the Absinthe Suissesse

Absinthe continues to be a mystifying spirit, partly because of its scandalous history and the controversy surrounding its supposedly hallucinogenic properties. Allegedly it was created as a medicinal elixir in the early 1790’s by Dr. Pierre Ordinaire. It gained popularity after it was given to French troops to combat malaria. When they returned they brought… Continue reading Lucid Absinthe Review and the Absinthe Suissesse

The Mojito: A Simple and Refreshing Classic

Mojito 8 mint leaves .75 oz lime juice .75 oz simple syrup 2 oz white rum (10 cane or Bacardi) 3 oz sparkling water Gently muddle the mint with the simple syrup in a glass. Add the rum, lime juice, sparkling water, and ice. Stir to combine. Top with more ice and a mint sprig.… Continue reading The Mojito: A Simple and Refreshing Classic