Cuba Libre. Rum and Coke. Identical save for the splash of lime that this Cuban classic brings to cocktail hour. And that one simple tweak changes everything.
Cuba Libre. It’s essentially a rum and Coke with a twist of lime. But cocktails are always so much more intoxicating when they come with a fancy-sounding name, don’t you agree?–Angie Zoobkoff
- Quick Glance
- 5 M
- 5 M
- Serves 1
- Ice cubes (about 1 cup)
- 1 1/2 ounces (44 ml) excellent quality light, gold, or dark rum
- Juice of 1/2 lime (about 1 tablespoon or 15 ml)
- Coca-Cola (about 5 fluid ounces or 150 ml)
- Lime wedge, for garnish
- 1. Fill a highball glass with ice. Pour in the rum and lime juice, top off with Coca-Cola, and garnish with the wedge of lime. Sit back, sigh, and partake.