While Europe has been cast in rainy weather, North America has been cooking with massive droughts. We have been looking for ways to beat the heat and it just happens to be National Daiquiri Day! We collected our favorite 10 recipes for unique daiquiri ideas to cool us off this summer.

The classic daiquiri is actually very different from what we generally see in restaurants today. It is a relatively new cocktail that was developed by an American in a Cuban bar. The original drink is 9 parts white rum to 4 parts lime juice to 1 part simple syrup. Serve it over cracked ice for a classic flavor. All of these unique cocktails use the same ratio of lime to sugar for the classic daiquiri taste. Add mint to the mix and you have a mojito! It’s easy to make virgin daiquiris by mixing juice or pop with the same ratio of lime and sugar.

Enjoy these refreshing drinks this hot summer!

1. Classic Daiquiri

Keep it classy with a crowd favorite to celebrate National Daiquiri Day!

2. Hemingway Daiquiri

Sip away on this sophisticated cocktail that helps you ease into your evening after a long day at work.

3. Frozen Pineapple Mango

A little deviation from your regular daiquiri is worth it when it tastes like a tropical location!

 

4. Banana Daiquiri

Are you a banana lover? This daiquiri is made with you in mind!

5. Mango Coconut Daiquiri

The Mango and Coconut in this drink will make you feel like you’re sipping away on a dessert.

6. Coconut Lime Daiquiri

Needing something refreshing on a hot day? The lime and coconut are the perfect combination of flavors.

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7. Strawberry Daiquiri

Ah, the classic strawberry flavor is the right choice for strawberry season and summer!

8. Frozen Watermelon Daiquiri

Get hydrated and enjoy happy hour at the same time! Filled with tons of juicy watermelon, this drink is the perfect chill out drink.

9. Coconut Daiquiri

When you want to make a simple looking drink that is packed with flavor, try out a coconut daiquiri.

10. Skinny Strawberry Daiquiri Pie

Can’t get enough of Daiquiris? Make a pie to go with your happy hour!

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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