Cuba Libre

 

 
Cuba Libre
 
Some polls have this cocktail ranked as high as #2 in the world's most popular drink category.  Almost all have it in their top 10.  The name Cuba Libre, is Spanish for "Free Cuba", and has been around for well over 100 years.  Basically, it's a Rum and Coke with a hint of Lime.  It's a great party cocktail, and no bartending experience is needed.  It's just Rum, Coke, Lime Juice, and a big smile!  Give it a try...our featured cocktail. the Cuba Libre!  Cheers!
 
 
Ingredients
 
2 oz. Rum (most use Light, but Dark is ok)
6 oz. Cola
 .5 oz. fresh Lime Juice
Lime wedge to garnish
 
 
Directions
 
Pour the Rum into an ice filled Collins glass.  Add the Cola and Lime Juice, and give it a good stir.  Place the Lime wedge on the rim of the glass, insert a long straw, and get read to enjoy this classic cocktail...the Cuba Libre!

 

 

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