Posts tagged Rum
Leaf Peeper Daiquiri

I was in the mood for something refreshing, but with a hint of spice so I decided to whip up a fall inspired daiquiri.

I wanted to use a tiki ingredient to add some spice to this daiquiri, so I went with allspice dram. If you haven’t had it before, allspice dram (AKA pimento dram) is a strongly flavored allspice liqueur. This stuff can really overpower a drink, so don’t go overboard when you use it in a drink.

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Classic Daiquiri

The Daiquiri is one of those drinks that has definitely changed over the past few decades. I'm sure that most people associate it with the very sweet blended drink that's common at beach resorts or in New Orleans. Now, there's nothing wrong with drinks like that, and they're quite nice on a hot summer day. The original recipe, created well before the invention of the blender, is a simple and amazing drink that is one of my absolute favorites. In its most simple form, a daiquiri is rum, lime and sugar. 

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