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Oh Boy!! National Daquiri Day

donmdonm Posts: 10,241 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

"Daiquiri is a family of cocktails whose main ingredients are rum, citrus juice (typically lime) and sugar.

Tasting of sunshine and beaches, it might be hard to believe how the daiquiri came to be. Back in 1898, men blasted away in the mines of a small community off the coast of Cuba during the Spanish-American War. One American engineer, Jennings Cox, supervised a mining operation located in a village named Daiquiri. Every day after work Cox and his employees would gather at the Venus bar. Then one day Cox mixed up Bacardi, lime, and sugar in a tall glass of ice. He named the new beverage after the Daiquiri mines, and the drink soon became a staple in Havana. Eventually, someone added shaved ice and sometimes lemons or both lemons and limes were used.

In 1909, Admiral Lucius W. Johnson, a U.S. Navy medical officer, tried Cox’s drink and subsequently introduced it to the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C. The popularity of the Daiquiri then increased over the next few decades."

My favorite drink while at officer basic training at Ft. Sam Houston. Haven't had one in a long while. Might have to re-acquaint myself today.


  • KaseyKasey Posts: 27,294 mod

    This is a good idea. Been a while since I had one myself

  • Palm_City_DawgPalm_City_Dawg Posts: 1,748 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Much like "National Bourbon Day", this is a day I can fully get behind!

    Thanks for sharing @donm!

  • DawgBonesDawgBones Posts: 2,034 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    If you're like me you'll need to keep the Pepcid handy.

    Love those limey drinks but can't stomach the acid that goes with them.

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