The DAIQUIRI cocktail has developed, just like the Margarita and the Martini, as a popular drink from a sub-group of beverages. It is not only a delightful rum cocktail, but it is also one of the easiest and freshest beverages to make, accessible at all the best bars in Soho.
The essential ingredients for a good Daiquiri are rum, lime, and a sweetener, although many varieties are made by including real fruits in the original recipe. The traditional Daiquiri is a very straightforward to make rum cocktail, which essentially consists of blending these three ingredients in a glass.
The Daiquiri takes after the name of a beach and a likewise called iron mine close to Santiago de Cuba, and is an expression of Taíno origin. The drink was supposedly developed by the American mining engineer Jennings Cox who was in Cuba during the season of the Spanish–American War.
Traditionally, it is served in a tall glass pressed with cracked ice. A spoon of sugar is added to the ice and a couple lemons are squeezed and pressed over the sugar. A few ounces of white rum finish the blend. The glass is then chilled by stirring with a long-handled spoon. Nowadays, in most Soho Cocktail bars, the Daiquiri is blended in a shaker with similar fixings, yet with cracked ice. After an intensive shaking, it is served in a chilled woodwind glass.
The drink ended up being noticeably prominent in the 1940s as World War II made bourbon and vodka difficult to find as a result of U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt’s Good Neighbour strategy. Rum was extremely accessible in the light of the open exchange and travel relations of the United States with Cuba, Latin America and the Caribbean. Thus, rum-based beverages ended up being noticeably popular and the Daiquiri gained an enormous prevalence in the United States.
The basic formula for a Daiquiri is very similar to the Grog, which British mariners were known to drink on the board of their ships from the 1740s onward. By 1795, the everyday Grog proportion in the Royal Navy contained rum, water, a couple of lemon juice drops and 2 teaspoons of sugar. This was a typical drink over the Caribbean and when ice became widely accepted it was incorporated in the recipe instead of water.
Soho is situated in the West End of London and is a home to some of the best cocktail bars in London. It’s diverse colourful bars and pubs make the area a well-known destination for night outs and parties. RustiKo is known to be one of the most popular choices when thinking about the best bars in Soho. In its amazing lounge bar The Shed, RustiKo aims to always provide all customers with the finest cocktails and beverages, accompanied by friendly and proficient service. With its relaxed and laid-back atmosphere, it is the perfect place for you to enjoy an exceptional Daiquiri cocktail with your companions and colleagues.
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