Hemingway Cocktail

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Hemingway Cocktail
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 5 min
  • Servings 1

After one sip of this refreshing and bracing beverage, you just might believe the legend that this was Hemingway's favorite cocktail. MORE+ LESS-

Angie McGowan
Updated July 31, 2012


Ice cubes or crushed ice
tablespoons light rum (3 oz)
cup lime juice (2 oz)
tablespoons grapefruit juice (1 oz)
teaspoon simple syrup
lime slice


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    In highball or tall glass over ice, mix rum, lime juice, grapefruit juice and simple syrup. Garnish with lime slice.

  • To make a frozen version of this cocktail, place all ingredients in a blender. Cover and blend on high speed until ice is crushed and drink looks frothy. You can also shake the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and pour into a chilled cocktail glass, straining out the ice.
  • A Havana bartender is credited with creating this daiquiri-like cocktail for one of his famous patrons, author Ernest Hemingway, in the 1920s.

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