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Cuba Libre

Cuba Libre

Cuba Libre

  • rum
  • Level: Easy
  • Prep: 3 min
To celebrate the end of the Cuban War of Independence, US soldier Captain Russell ordered a BACARDÍ Gold Rum and cola with lime. Curious onlookers asked its name. The Captain proposed a toast, 'Por Cuba Libre,' 'For A Free Cuba,' and the original Cuba Libre was born.



  • Highball glass
  • Ice cube tray
  • Knife
  • Bar spoon

How to Mix

  1. To build this legendary cocktail, fill a highball glass with ice
  2. Squeeze a lime wedge over the ice
  3. Pour in the BACARDI Gold Rum and cola
  4. Gently stir
  5. Garnish with a lime wedge

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