Sam Horwitz's Classic Cocktail Compendium

(With photos)

Bacardi Cocktail

Make sure the lime juice is well-strained. Shake all of the ingredients with ice and double strain into a frozen cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime wheel, if desired.

There was originally not much distinction between this drink and the Daiquiri, however eventually it came to be that the Bacardi Cocktail used grenadine and not syrup.

  1. In New York, it was determined that legally a Bacardi Cocktail must be made with Bacardi. Also, the Bacardi Cocktail benefits from a silver, highly-rectified rum, more so than the Daiquiri, on account of the desired pinkish-red color.

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