Cuba Libre

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Ingredients

Barware

Collins glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon

Nutrition

There are approximately 173 calories in one serving of Cuba Libre.
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Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Lime wedge

How to make:

POUR ingredients into ice-filled glass and lightly stir.

3 fl oz Coca-Cola
2 fl oz Bacardi Carta Oro Rum
14 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
2 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
Top up with Coca-Cola
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Comment:

Basically a rum and coke with a squeeze of lime, but Cuba Libre has much more of a ring about it. And it is much more of a drink, the squeeze of lime and dashes of bitters add layers of complexity, balancing the sweetness of the cola.

Variant:

Cuba Pintada and Cuba Campechana

About:

See our page on the history of the Cuba Libre cocktail for more information.

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