People all over the world try to make their lives as interesting as possible and find a lot of ways to make it all happier. A good way to do it all is to celebrate different holidays, which are dedicated to various reasons. The reasons can be totally different, from religious too much simpler. For example, different food and drinks can become such a reason too. And in this article, we would like to touch upon not so serious, but an interesting holiday, which many people celebrate and treat it like any other holiday. It is dedicated to such a drink, as a daiquiri. We all know such a beverage and it is popular in all countries. That is why further we will know closer what this day is and when is National Daiquiri Day in 2018.
To begin our talk we certainly should first speak about its history, how it all began and what was the actual reason for that. Though some people may not understand why is it all needed and appeared at all, history is always interesting and broadens our minds. It is important to know the history of any thing at all because everything like this creates our life, our being and is very close to the modern state of the world and things around us. Every little thing is what our life consist of, and it doesn’t matter, whether it is big or not very.
So, let’s move closer to the history of the beverage appearance and the holiday, dedicated to it. As we all know, the daiquiri is a cocktail, that is why it is important to admit that all the ingredients were known for a long time before its appearance. But the beverage itself has appeared not so long ago – only about a hundred years ago. It may seem for somebody, that the reasons or background for it all were serious, but it is not truth. The inventor has simple reasons and just tried to mix some ingredients. As a result, he got a refreshing drink, which later became extremely popular and spread throughout the globe.
What does Daiquiri Day mean, we will know further in the article. So, continuing the previous topic, it should be said, that the beverage appeared in Cuba in a small province. Its inventor was a simple person, an engineer by profession and had no some special knowledge and qualification. But once he raised a problem about how to stay fresh in summer. As summers were very hot usually and people always wanted to drink, people were in need of something, which would let them not suffer from thirst throughout these days. And one of those people found a way out.
He had a number of sudden ingredients and tried to make a mix and see, what will happen. And his attempt became a success. He mixed lime juice, sugar, and rum. Sounds simple, right? That was the idea. There is nothing difficult, but the effect was great. People tried the beverage and it let them stay for a long time fresh and they were not thirsty. It was a really helpful thing especially for simple workers, like the beverage inventor, who had to work hard all day long under the hot sun. So, people were really thankful to their colleague and till now they all know, what day Daiquiri Day in 2018 is.
So, as you have already understood from the previous paragraphs, the holiday is dedicated to the beverage called daiquiri. It is a refreshing and extremely tasty drink, a cocktail, which is popular in all countries of the world and is one of the most popular among other cocktails of the sort. Its creator had not aimed to make such a popular thing, but it was sudden that it all turned into such a thing on such a scale. Certainly, he couldn’t also guess that a holiday will be made to such a reason. And nowadays during the celebrations of the holiday people do not do something extremely special, but spend their day or evening, tasting the beverage in all its variants possible.
So, as we have already mentioned, the cocktail is made of rum, sugar and lime juice. Rum was chosen because it is a traditional drink in Cuba and there is plenty of it there. The creator, after making the first drink and becoming a success, got huge attention from the company, which produced rum. They supplied him with money and every month – with a concrete amount of rum to continue making his drink. That is why after so much time people know, when is International Daiquiri Day 2018.
You have already guessed, that this holiday does not celebrate that wide, as other more important holidays. It is reasonable, but still many people have another opportunity to gather with their families or friends while tasting this popular and fresh drink. Some people, or a part of them, go to restaurants or cafés, where they are able to taste the drink not only in its first sight. Cafes also prepare to it and ty offer guests different variant of it. It is also rather interesting and looks like a kind of experiment.
The other part of people, on the contrary, stays at home, gather a company and spend their evening making the beverage by themselves. Many young people make this day very interesting and invent their own recipes of the beverage and make a king of a degustation at home. Certainly, this day is not a day off, that is why working people may do it all after work. Daiquiri nowadays has a lot of variations because of such things. People experiment with juices, added there. The usual thing is lime juice, by why not trying some other taste? There are a lot of successful and tasty variants, which are also able to exist worldwide. So, all these people firmly know, what is the date of National Daiquiri Day 2018.
Daiquiri Day Facts
So, we have discussed and observed the main things, concerning such a holiday, as Daiquiri Day. We have known that its inventor was a man from a small province in Cuba. That’s a pity, but nobody can still name the inventor of the holiday. We can only guess that it was just a case. Also, it is interesting to admit that the popularity of the beverage has greatly risen after one of the US officers tried it. It was spread throughout the US Navy and it made a huge push to its popularity.
By the way, did you know that it was the favorite drink of J. Kennedy? This it the truth. And when this fact became known to the public, its popularity has risen again. Though the drink has been made for workers in order not to suffer from thirst during hot days, while they had to work, nowadays it is popular in hot countries, where people come to relax ad lay in the sun. The drink is not only extremely tasty and has individual texture, but it refreshes the body and allows a person not to suffer from the hot sun and high temperature. You may also have a try and to make it at home or to invent your own “family” recipe. You may find out, when is Daiquiri Day in 2018, which calendar will tell you, and celebrate it all with other people from totally different countries.