Cuba Libre

Cuba Libre
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This classic mix was allegedly so named in the early 1890's when a group of off-duty American soldiers were gathered in a bar in old Havana drinking rum and the new soft drink , Coca-Cola. The captain raised his glass and sung out the battle cry that had inspired Cuba's victorious soldiers at war - Cuba Libre!. The Cuba Libre peaked in popularity during the 1940's. During the war all spirits production was turned to industrial alcohol in the absence of whiskey and gin and Americans turned to rum.
Cuba Libre
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This classic mix was allegedly so named in the early 1890's when a group of off-duty American soldiers were gathered in a bar in old Havana drinking rum and the new soft drink , Coca-Cola. The captain raised his glass and sung out the battle cry that had inspired Cuba's victorious soldiers at war - Cuba Libre!. The Cuba Libre peaked in popularity during the 1940's. During the war all spirits production was turned to industrial alcohol in the absence of whiskey and gin and Americans turned to rum.
Ingredients
  • 45 ml Light Rum
  • 1 Lime Cone
  • Top with Coca Cola
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Instructions
  1. Pour all the ingredients as mentioned and squeeze the lime and drop in.