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National Daiquiri Day

Celebrate National Daiquiri Day with friends - whip up your favourite tropical cocktail and enjoy the summer vibes!
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July 19
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Get ready to celebrate National Daiquiri Day on July 19! This day celebrates one of the most popular cocktails in the world. The daiquiri is said to have originated in Cuba in 1898 and since then, it has been enjoyed by many people. Not only does it taste delicious but its simple ingredients – rum, lime juice and sugar – make it an easy drink for any occasion. So grab a blender or shaker and get your party started with this classic cocktail!

History of National Daiquiri Day

National Daiquiri Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1898</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Daiquiri Creation</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Daiquiri cocktail was first created by an American mining engineer, Jennings Cox, in the town of Daiquiri, Cuba.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1909</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Daiquiri Introduction to US</div><div class='timeline-text'>Rear Admiral Lucius W. Johnson, a US Navy medical officer, introduced the Daiquiri to the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Prohibition Era Popularity</div><div class='timeline-text'>Due to prohibition in the United States, the Daiquiri gained popularity as Americans travelled to Cuba to enjoy alcoholic beverages legally.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1940s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>World War II Shortages</div><div class='timeline-text'>With whiskey and vodka is short supply due to World War II, rum-based drinks like the Daiquiri became more popular in the US.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1950s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Frozen Daiquiri Invention</div><div class='timeline-text'>Bartender Constantino Ribalaigua Vert of Havana's El Floridita bar invented the frozen Daiquiri, broadening its appeal.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Daiquiri Day Celebrations</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Daiquiri Day is regularly celebrated with special deals at bars and restaurants across the United States.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Daiquiri Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Try a new daiquiri recipe</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Put your mixology skills to the test and try making a new daiquiri recipe. Search for recipes online, ask your friends for ideas, or come up with your own twist on a classic.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a daiquiri bar</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Who doesn't love a party? Invite some friends over for a daiquiri night and set up a full blown daiquiri bar! Have all of the ingredients laid out so that your guests can make their own custom drinks.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit a rum distillery</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Head to the source and take a tour of a rum distillery to learn more about the history of daiquiris and the process of making rum. Most places will even let you sample some of their products.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Attend a tiki party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Look for tiki bars in your area, or organize one yourself, and get ready for a wild night! Tiki parties are full of fun island decorations, great music, and fruity drinks. Don't forget to bring along some umbrellas!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Try frozen daiquiris</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Want something cool and refreshing? Whip up some frozen daiquiris! All you need is rum, lime juice, sugar, ice and whatever flavors you want to add. Put it all in a blender and you're good to go.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Daiquiri Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Daiquiris are refreshing</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nothing beats the refreshment of a cold, frozen daiquiri! Whether you prefer the classic version or like to get creative and add flavors like strawberry, peach, or raspberry, having an icy-cold daiquiri on a hot day is sure to bring some much needed relief.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>They're easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Daiquiris may seem fancy but they're incredibly easy to make at home with just a few ingredients. All you need is your favorite rum or vodka, some lime juice, sugar syrup and a blender. Just mix them up and voila - you have yourself a delicious drink that's sure to impress!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Daiquiris are fun</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Daiquiris are great for any occasion - whether it’s an impromptu gathering with friends or a fancy backyard party. Not only do they taste amazing, but they also make for an enjoyable time spent socializing around drinks that everyone can share and enjoy!</p></div></div>

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When is National Daiquiri Day?

National Daiquiri Day is celebrated on July 19th every year. In 2024 National Daiquiri Day will occur on a Friday.

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