Hemingway Daiquiri

Also known as the Papa Doble

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
A Taste of Cuba

By Cynthia Carris Alonso

Published 2018

  • About


  • 4 tablespoons light rum
  • 1 tablespoon grapefruit juice
  • te


Hemingway was affectionately referred to as “Papa” in Cuba. After trying the Classic Daiquiri at El Foridita bar in Havana, Hemingway is said to have commented to Constantino Ribalaigua Vert, the bartender: “It’s good, but I like mine with twice as much rum and no sugar.” Constantino then created the new drink and named it after the well-known writer and his request to double the amount