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Drugstore Social cocktail recipe: The Classic Daiquiri

The team at Glasgow's Drugstore Social have created this classic recipe for a Daiquiri for us.

Published: July 21, 2017
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The cocktail experts at the Drugstore Social said: "This is a perfectly balanced recipe for the Classic Daiquiri. The use of Caster Sugar rather than Sugar Syrup gives the drink a wonderful, almost sherbet-like texture.

"The addition of water is optional, but recommended if you're using ice straight from the freezer that is 'dry'."


• 50ml Bacardi Carta Blanca

• 1 Heaped Teaspoon of Caster Sugar

• 10ml Chilled Water

• 25ml Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice


Put the lime juice, water and caster sugar into a shaker (or jam jar if you don't have one) and stir to dissolve the sugar.

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Add the Bacardi and plenty of ice.

Shake very hard and very fast to get the drink as cold as possible as quick as possible.

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass


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