Home Bar Project: How to Make a La Floridita Daiquiri

Have you ever dreamed of having an amazing home bar, filled with bottles you actually use and the tools you need to execute a fine crafted cocktail? Enter the Home Bar Project. Through this series we are going to take this challenge piece by piece. We’ll teach you the proper techniques and make sure the spirits you purchase aren’t collecting dust on your back bar.

Show us how you’re doing or show us what YOU'RE making on Instagram and Twitter with #HomeBarProject. Got questions? Hit us up on Twitter (@TheDrinkNation) or Facebook.

This week: How to Make a La Floridita Daiquiri

The La Floridita Daiquiri is a testament to how one simple ingredient can completely change the dynamic of a cocktail. The substitution of Maraschino Liqueur adds a complexity to the classic daiquiri making it a little more interesting to taste. This is just one of the many daiquiri variations that spurred from the “Bar La Floridita,” in Cuba at the turn of the century.

Ingredients:
Fresh Lime juice
1:1 Maraschino syrup
White Rum
Cherry garnish

Click "Next" to get started.

About the instructor:
Dan Lan Hamm is a craft bartender at 1 Tippling Place in Philadelphia. He was Pennsylvania's winner of Bombay Sapphire and GQ's Most Imaginative Bartender Competition in 2014. He runs Spirit Forward, a cocktail-centric group which caters local events and provides educational workshops.

Photos by The Drink Nation


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