Daiquiri No. 3 – Delicious 1930s Grapefruit Daiquiri

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Daiquiri No.3 Cocktail
Daiquiri No.3 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 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 grapefruit-flavored Daiquiri #3. This one would later inspire the Hemingway, which is boozier and less sweet #3.

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Daiquiri No. 3

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Course: DrinksCuisine: Cuban
Servings

1

servings
Calories

234

kcal
ABV

24%

Total time

3

minutes

Learn how to make a classic Daiquiri No.3.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 oz Lime Juice

  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup

  • 1/2 oz Grapefruit Juice

  • 1/2 oz Maraschino Liqueur

  • 2 oz White Rum

Directions

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

Notes


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