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Cocktail Contest: Daiquiri

April 5, 2017

It’s time for a cocktail contest!

We want to see your take on this daiquiri concoction from our Cocktails in Cuba bartenders. Shake, mix, or blend the recipe below and share your photos on Instagram and/or Twitter. Be sure to tag us @archivesfdn and use #HistoryHappyHour for a chance to win two (2) complimentary tickets to the next event in the series, Global Spirits: American Cocktails, on June 29!

Daiquiri Recipe:

  • 2 oz White Rum
  • 0.75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 0.5 oz Rich Simple Syrup (2:1 sugar:water)

On May 1, our Chief Spirits Advisor Derek Brown will select the winner. Cheers!

Image of Daiquiri recipe from the 1974 “Cocktail Construction Chart.” Purchase prints and more from the National Archives Store.

No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Contest begins on April 5, 2017, at 12:00PM Eastern Time and ends on April 30, 2017, at 11:59PM Eastern Time. Open to legal residents of the United States who are 21 or older. Employees and immediate family members of the National Archives Foundation and the National Archives are ineligible. The winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received; decisions are final. Winner will be notified by direct message on the entry platform (either Instagram or Twitter). Potential winner must accept prize as directed within 48 hours of notification. Any winner notification not responded to may result in prize forfeiture.