Bacardi cocktail

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Bacardi cocktail
IBA Official Cocktail
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Type Cocktail
Primary alcohol by volume
Served straight up
Standard garnish


Standard drinkware
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Cocktail glass
IBA specified ingredients*
Preparation Shake together in a mixer with ice. Strain into glass and serve
* 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, lemon 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.

First citations[edit]

Modern Bacardi Cocktail Recipe[edit]

  • 1 oz Bacardi Rum (usually Bacardi Superior)
  • 1/4 oz Grenadine
  • 2 oz Sweet & Sour Mix

Shake & strain into a cocktail glass, and add a lime wedge garnish.

"Recipes for Mixed Drinks" by Hugo Ensslin, 1917[edit]

Bacardi Cocktail

  • 1 drink Bacardi Rum
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 2 dashes Gum Syrup

Shake well in a mixing glass with cracked ice, strain and serve.

BACARDI Algunos De Sus Muchos Usos. ("Bacardi some of its many uses") (1930–1937)[edit]

Bacardi Coctel (Daiquiri Bacardi)

  • El jugo de medio limon.
  • Media cucharada de azucar blanca
  • Una copita de Bacardi Carta Blanca.

Agitese con hielo picado y sirvase en vasos de coctel. Puede ser servido colado o sin colar.

IMPORTANTE: No altere el orden de los ingredientes.

"Bacardi some of its many uses", 1937[edit]

Bacardi Cocktail aka Daiquiri.

Correct recipe:

  • The juice of half a lime.
  • Half teaspoonful granulated sugar.
  • 1½ oz. of BACARDI White.

Mix thoroughly, then shake well in cracked ice. May be served strained or unstrained. Important: Do not alter the order of the ingredients.

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