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Cuba Libre

Cuba Libre Recipe

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Yield: 1 drink

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Cuba Libre Recipe

“Cuba Libre (Free Cuba)!” was the battle cry of the Cuba Liberation Army during Cuba's war of independence that ended in 1898.

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces light rum
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 4 ounces cola
  • Lime wheel, to garnish

Directions:

  1. Combine the light rum and lime juice in a ice-filled highball or Collins glass.
  2. Slowly add the cola, and gently stir.
  3. Garnish with the lime wheel, and serve.