Bacardi cocktail

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Bacardi cocktail
IBA official cocktail
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Type Cocktail
Primary alcohol by volume
Served Straight up; without ice
Standard garnish Lime
Standard drinkware
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Cocktail glass
IBA specified
Preparation Shake together with ice. Strain into glass and serve
Timing Before dinner
dagger Bacardi cocktail recipe at International Bartenders Association
Bacardi Cocktail

The Bacardi cocktail is an IBA Official Cocktail made primarily with Bacardi Superior. It is served as a "pre-dinner" cocktail.


The Bacardi Cocktail was originally the same as the Daiquiri, containing rum, lime juice, and sugar; The Grenadine version of the Bacardi Cocktail originated in the US, while the original non-red Bacardi company recipe originated from Cuba.

On April 28, 1936 the New York Supreme Court ruled that the drink must contain Bacardi rum in order to be called a Bacardi cocktail.[1]


  1. ^ DeGroff, Dale (July 14, 2010). The Essential Cocktail: The Art of Mixing Perfect Drinks. Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony. ISBN 0307762459. 

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