2 ounces light rum
3/4 ounce lime juice
3/4 ounce simple syrup
Garnish: Slice of lime.
Gently shake with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass.
Never, ever, use Rose's lime juice in this drink.

A deceptively simple drink, the Daiquiri is one that can be a good test of the skill of the bartender to create a properly balanced and refreshing drink. All of the flavors should come out crisp, clear, and without compromise.