Perfect Daiquiris for Backyard BBQ’s!

Who knew there was a National Daiquiri Day? Well loves, there is, and it happens to be today, July 19th! If you missed out, no worries, there really is no wrong day to celebrate the daiquiri! According to the Ontrac 2013 Bartender Survey, this Cuban classic is one of the best-selling cocktails in the nation.

With plenty of days left in summer, this trendy cocktail will be the perfect compliment to your BBQ dishes, especially when made with Caliche, a super smooth Puerto Rican white rum, barrel-aged and produced by the legendary Serralles family. Impress guests with the below daiquiri concoctions, complete with Caliche rum!

Cali Strawberry DaiquiriCali Strawberry Daiquiri

2 oz Caliche Rum
1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
¾ oz Agave Nectar
1 Fresh Strawberry
Garnish: Strawberry

In a shaker, combine all ingredients, then lightly muddle the strawberry. Shake vigorously until well chilled.  Strain into an ice filled rocks glass and garnish with strawberry.

Cali Diet DaiquiriCali Diet Daiquiri

2 oz. Caliche Rum
3/4 oz. Stevia water reduction (10 drops of liquid Stevia to 1 oz. water)
*3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
1 lime twist for garnish

Put all ingredients in a shaker and shake hard. Strain into a martini or coup glass. Garnish with lime twist.



OOrange Daiquirirange Daiquiri

2 oz Caliche Rum
3/4 oz Fresh Lime juice
1/2 oz Fresh Orange juice
1/2 oz Honey syrup
1 dash Grand Marnier 

Combine all ingredients in a shaker and shake until well chilled. Serve straight up in a chilled cocktail cup. Garnish with a lemon wheel.



Watermelon DaiquiriWatermelon Daiquiri

2 oz Caliche Rum
¾  oz St-Germain Liqueur
¾ oz fresh squeezed lime juice
½ oz simple syrup
4 watermelon chunks

Muddle watermelon in a cocktail shaker.  Add additional ingredients and shake with ice. Fine strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with a watermelon wedge.


Hemingway DaiquiriHemingway Daiquiri

2 oz Caliche Rum
1/2 oz maraschino liqueur
1/2 oz fresh grapefruit juice
3/4 oz lime juice

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well. Strain into a rocks glass.