Daiquiri No.2 – Make This Classic 1935 Orange Daiquiri

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Daiquiri No.2 Cocktail
Daiquiri No.2 Cocktail

In the 1930s, Cuban cocktails started to become popular in the united states thanks to the writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway. This cocktail was invented in the late 1800s by Jennings Cox, an American mining engineer living in Cuba at the time, and is named after the Daiquiri Mines he worked in the east of Santiago.

These recipes are from the 1935 Bar La Florida from Havana, Cuba. The Bar took the original recipe and made three other variations using different citrus as the prominent flavor. This is the orange-flavored Daiquiri #2.


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Daiquiri No.2

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Learn how to make the Daiquiri No. 2 from Bar la Florida’s 1935 cocktail book. An orange variation of the daiquiri the Daiquiri No. 2 is outstanding.


  • 1 tsp Orange Juice

  • 1/2 oz Lemon Juice

  • 1/3 oz Simple Syrup

  • 3 dashes Orange Liqueur

  • 2 oz White Rum


  • Combine all ingredients in the shaker and add ice to the shaker.
  • Vigorously shake till the shaker is ice cold and frosted.
  • Strain into glass to remove ice shards.


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