This cocktail can be traced back to 1935, found in the classic La Floridita Cocktail book. It captures the traditional Caribbean rum and pineapple combination, with the Cuban fascination of Maraschino liqueur during that era.
1 1/2 parts HAVANA CLUB Añejo Blanco rum
1 1/2 parts Pineapple juice
1/2 parts fresh Lemon juice
1/2 parts Simple syrup
How to Mix
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake and strain over a highball glass filled with ice
The Buck, or Mule, has been enjoyed across the Caribbean for nearly as long as rum has been produced in the region. It specifically calls for the combination of ginger ale or ginger beer with citrus and dark rum.