August 2017

Hemingway daiquiri

Another Favorite Summer Drink – The Daiquiri (Papa’s Version)

     There are daiquiris, and then there’s the Hemingway Special Daiquiri. In my research, I not only wanted to find information about the drink, but also about Hemingway himself.      His introduction to daiquiris happened quite by chance. He was bar-hopping in Havana one day. Seeking a bathroom he ended up in the El Floridita Bar. Being an affable sort, he began talking to the locals. They talked him into trying one of El Floridita’s five different versions of the daiquiri. He generally liked it, but he thought it was too sweet and not strong enough. He recommended his…

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