Cuba Libre Cocktail Recipe

How to Make an Authentic Cuba Libre.

The Cuba Libre, a classic Cuban drink, is a popular cocktail that is also very simple to prepare. The drink is similar to a Rum and Coke, apart from the addition of freshly squeezed lime juice. The lime complements the sweet Cola very well, resulting in a refreshing Cuba Libre.


(Recipe yields 1 serving)

  • 1 ounce (ca. 30 ml) of Rum
  • 3 ounces (ca. 89 ml) of Coca Cola
  • ½ ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 lime wedge for garnish


Step 1: Pour the lime juice into a highball glass.

Step 2: Fill up the glass with ice.

Step 3: Add Rum into the glass.

Step 4: Pour the Coca Cola into the glass and stir gently.

Step 5: Garnish your drink with a lime wedge, and enjoy!

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