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Are daiquiris supposed to be sour?

Are daiquiris supposed to be sour?

A daiquiri is considered a sour cocktail. Basically a sour is liquor, lemon or lime juice and a sugar. The standard for a cocktail ratio is 2 parts liquor to 1 part sour (citrus) and 1 part sweet (sugar/simple syrup). You may always use homemade simple syrup going forward.

What kind of rum goes in a daiquiri?

Light or white rum is often used, but dark rum is just as welcome in this drink. There are high and low-proof options to consider, as well as the different flavor profiles each bottle brings based on its country of origin, barrel aging, and the way it's distilled or blended.

What makes a cocktail a sour?

A sour is a traditional family of mixed drinks. Sours are mixed drinks containing a base liquor, lemon or lime juice, and a sweetener (simple syrup or orgeat syrup). Egg whites are also included in some sours.

What alcohol goes in a daiquiri?

RumDaiquiri / Main alcohol