Cuba Libre – Classic Early 1900s Cuban Rum and Coke

This is just a fancy formal name for a rum and coke. There are stories of the Cuba Libre being invented around the same time coke was first invented, but who knows if it’s true or not. I can see that being the case as the Cuba Libre is structurally a Rickey and the Rickey style of cocktails were not invented till the 1880s which is around the same time coke was invented too. One of the thing we do know about its’ invention, was that it was first mixed in Cuba.

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Cuba Libre – Classic early 1900s Cuban Rum and Coke

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Course: DrinksCuisine: Cuban
Servings

1

servings
Calories

182

kcal
ABV

10%

Total time

3

minutes

Learn how to make a classic Cuba Libre.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 oz Lemon Juice

  • 2 oz Gold Rum

  • 5 oz Coca-Cola

Directions

  • Add ice to the serving glass. Combine all the ingredients in the serving glass.
  • Give the drink a couple turns to chill and mix.

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