Hemingway Daiquiri Riff: The Old Man and the Sea

Coconut water and a pinch of salt make Whitney Otawka’s interpretation of the Hemingway Daiquiri a standout.

2 oz. white rum
2 oz. grapefruit juice
2 oz. coconut water
1 oz. lime juice
Pinch of sea salt
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: rocks
Garnish: salt, grapefruit

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the rum, grapefruit juice, coconut water, and lime juice. Shake well to combine and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Sprinkle the salt over the drink.

Reprinted with permission from The Saltwater Table by Whitney Otawka, published by Abrams Books © 2019.


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