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Cubans Honor Hemingway With World's Largest Daiquiri

El daiquirí más grande del mundo!
El daiquirí más grande del mundo!
Photo: EFE/El Tiempo

Bartenders in Havana, Cuba mixed up 71 gallons of Ernest Hemingway's favorite cocktail, the daiquiri, on Saturday to honor the American writer and the 195th anniversary of the El Floridita bar, one of Hemingway's favorite hang-outs. Via the AP:

For a half-hour, two waiters stood atop a wooden platform pouring pitcher after pitcher of the slushy rum, lemon and sugar concoctions into a 6.5-foot-tall (2-meter-tall) fiber-composite cocktail glass. A misty vapor wafted over the lip as the liquid neared the rim.
Organizers at the Old Havana say they think they'll break the world record for largest daiquiri with the drink.

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