A Classic Sour – a bit Unrefined
I like to think of the Daiquiri as the Margarita’s somewhat unrefined little brother. Both are types of “Sours” and both use lime + sweetener + spirit. Where they differ is the Classic Margarita has triple sec (or in the case of Tommy’s Margarita, you’ll skip the triple sec and swap the sweetener for Agave nectar.)
The Daiquiri, on the other hand, skips the fancy liqueurs and sweeteners and gets straight to the point.
So the next time you want something a bit sweet, a little unrefined and a lot delicious – consider the Daiquiri. It’s not just for slushy machines anymore!
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Like the tools? As usual, we used our own custom line of tools to make this cocktail. Get them here!
Stainless Steel Boston Shaker Set
This is my ideal Boston shaker combination. The larger tin is weighted to add rigidity but the smaller is unweighted to give the best seal. We designed this shaker to be the perfect shaker for the busiest bartender – durable, easy to use, and easy to open every time (without losing a drop!)
This Hawthorne strainer was custom designed (from scratch) by Chris, to solve all his frustrations with other strainers on the market. It has a compact, ergonomic design, a high density spring, and is made with high quality SS304 so it will last!
Fine Mesh Strainer – 10cm Stainless Steel Reinforced Fine Strainer
We worked directly with the factory to make this fine strainer perfect for the bar. It’s bigger (10cm) to strain faster, has a comfortable handle that’s easy to grip, and most importantly built with reinforced welds so you can tap it against your shaker all you want – this handle will never break off!