Derby Daiquiri

This bright, citrusy drink is from Fort Lauderdale’s Mai-Kai. This recipe first appeared in our May 2013 issue with Robert Simonson’s article Papa’s Favorite Poison.

Derby Daiquiri Derby Daiquiri
This orange-flavored version of a daiquiri is from Fort Lauderdale's Mai-Kai.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail


  • 1 12 oz. Bacardi Superior rum
  • 1 oz. fresh orange juice, plus wedge
  • 12 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 12 oz. simple syrup


  1. Combine rum, juices, and syrup in an ice-filled shaker; shake. Strain into a chilled glass; garnish with orange wedge.