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Cuba Libre Recipe


The Cuba Libre (Spanish for Free Cuba) originated around 1900 in Havana, Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Patriots aiding Cuba often toasted the West Indian Island and its freedom with this rum, cola, and lime cocktail.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1-1/2 oz. dark or white rum
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Ice
  • Cola


Fill a highball glass with ice. Add the ingredients. Stir and garnish with lime wedge.

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