The Bacardí Cocktail became one of the most popular drinks of the period immediately following the repeal of Prohibition. It is a variation of the Daiquiri that involves rum, lime and grenadine. It is rare on menus today but was a stalwart of the 1930s bar repertoire.
This recipe originally appeared as part of “The Amazing Story of the Bacardí Cocktail and How It Came to Be.”
- 2 oz Bacardí Ocho rum
- 3/4 oz Fresh lime juice
- 3/4 oz Homemade grenadine*
Chill a coupe glass with ice and set aside.
Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.
Strain into the chilled coupe.
*Homemade grenadine: Quarter 2 pomegranates, and juice them with an electric masticating juicer. Combine the juice and 1/2 cup granulated sugar in a container, and stir until sugar dissolves. Bottle and store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.