02/14/2012 12:30 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How-To Cocktail Video: The Daiquiri

If you think a Daiquiri is a neon-colored slushie, you're doing it all wrong.

Before it was a staple of cruise ships and dive bars, the cocktail was a delicious and rich mixture of just three ingredients: rum, fresh lime juice and sugar.

To master this simple-but-elegant classic, watch our short video below, featuring advisory board member and talented New York bartender Dushan Zaric.

This is one recipe every drinker should know and love. Cheers!

Click here for the full Daiquiri recipe.