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La Florida Cocktail

The Daiquiri takes an aromatic tour, with herbaceous vermouth and rich crème de cacao.

No bar in the world mixes or riffs on the Daiquiri quite like Floridita in Havana. This esoteric version—from legendary cantinero and longtime Floridita owner Constantino Ribalaigua Vert—takes the Daiquiri on an aromatic tour, with herbaceous vermouth and rich crème de cacao.



  • 1 oz. white rum
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz. sweet vermouth
  • ¼ oz. white crème de cacao
  • 1 tsp. curaçao
  • 1 tsp. grenadine
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:cocktail
  • Garnish:orange twist


Shake all of the ingredients with ice, then strain into a chilled glass and garnish.

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