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Cuba Libre Cocktail Seved in a Short Glass with Lime Wedge

Cuba Libre – Not just a Cocktail but a Story of Bacardi, Coca Cola and Cuba

A simple but spirited drink with an interesting history.
Course Rum
Cuisine Cuban
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Creative Culinary


  • 4 oz Coca Cola
  • 2 oz rum I use light or dark, whichever one I have on hand
  • ½ lime cut in half


  • Squeeze the juice of the lime quarters into a tall glass.
  • Drop one of the lime quarters into the glass.
  • Add ice cubes.
  • Pour the rum into the glass and stir
  • Add the coke and stir gently.
  • Top with remaining lime quarter and serve with or without straws.


Serving: 1cocktail