Cuba Libre

  • 2 oz White Rum
  • 3 oz Coke
  • 1/2 Lime (juice of)

Build all ingredients over ice in a highball glass. Garnish with half of the spent lime shell.

Prep Time 1 minute
Servings 1
Category Highball
Tags Caribbean, Classic
Proof 26.8
Strength 1.3 standard drinks
Glass Highball Glass
Temp Cold

To be authentic, you will want Havana Club rum which, of course, is illegal in the United States due to the Cuban embargo. If you can't get Havana Club rum, try Flor de Cana White Rum, or Ron Matusalem Platino rum.

You want to add at least a lime's worth of juice to balance the sweetness of the Coke. Don't serve this with rum, Coke, and a measly lime wedge.

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