Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe by Gabriel Cabrera The Artful Desperado

The Hemingway Getaway — an orange blossom twist on a classic Hemingway Dauquiri! Gabriel Cabrera, The Artful Desperado, was inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s home in Havana when he mixed this white rum + citrus drink.

Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe by Gabriel Cabrera The Artful Desperado

“The inspiration for the cocktail and the styling came from Hemingway’s home in Havana — which was full of amazing treasures and tropical plants. The lighting in this house is beautiful and totally dreamy, worthy of a novel.” — Gabriel Cabrera

Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe by Gabriel Cabrera The Artful Desperado

Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail

    1 ½ oz white rum
    ½ oz maraschino liqueur
    1 ½ oz orange blossom grapefruit reduction (see recipe below)
    ½ oz freshly squeezed lime juice
    Fresh or candied cherries and sliced limes for garnish

Instructions:

1. Shake all ingredients and strain into a small cocktail glass.

2. Garnish with a bing cherry and lime slice.

Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe by Gabriel Cabrera The Artful Desperado

Orange Blossom Grapefruit Reduction

    2 cups grapefruit juice
    1 cup granulated sugar
    ½ teaspoon orange blossom water

Instructions:

1. Place grapefruit juice and sugar in a heavy-bottom pan over medium heat.

2. Let the sugar dissolve completely and let the mix reduce for about 5 minutes.

3. Remove from heat and add orange blossom water, stir, and cool completely before using.

Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe by Gabriel Cabrera The Artful Desperado

Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe by Gabriel Cabrera The Artful Desperado

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Gabriel Cabrera is a food + prop stylist and photographer who resides in Vancouver, BC. You can follow him on Instagram, Pinterest and his blog The Artful Desperado.

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Karen Wesley

August 17, 2015

Dear Gabriel

I would like to know where you can purchase Orange Blossom Water in Canada, I live near Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Thank you.

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