How to Make a Hemingway Daiquiri
Originally, Mr. Hemingway requested a daiquiri with 50% less sugar and twice as much liquor but bartender’s believed it to be too unbalanced which led to this creation.
To make the Daiquiri, you’ll need the following ingredients:
- white rum
- lime or key lime juice
- grapefruit juice
- maraschino liqueur
- simple syrup
There are two ways you can make the Daiquiri; for the slushy version, you’ll combine all of the ingredients with ice in a blender and blend until it reaches a slushy consistency. Then pour into a wine glass and garnish with a lime wheel.
For the alternative version, that does not use ice, combine the ingredients in a shaker and shake until cold. Pour into a martini glass or coupe such as the one pictured below and garnish with a lime wheel.
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The Hemingway Daiquiri (also known as a Hemingway Special) is a rum based cocktail inspired by a variation on the Daiquiri requested by the popular author, Ernest Hemingway.
- Prep Time
- 5 minutes
- Total Time
- 5 minutes
- Karlynn Johnston
- 2 oz white rum
- 3/4 oz lime juice
- 1/2 oz grapefruit juice
- 1/2 oz maraschino liqueur
- 2 tbsp simple syrup
Combine ingredients in a shaker and shake until cold.
Pour into coupe or martini glass
Garnish with lime wheel
You can also make this with key lime juice instead of normal lime juice. For the slushy variation, you’ll combine all of the ingredients with ice in a blender and blend until it reaches a slushy consistency. Then pour into a wine glass and garnish with a lime wheel.
All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.