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Cuba Libre

The Cuba Libre perfectly captures the independent spirit of BACARDÍ. Mix BACARDÍ Gold rum with cola and lime juice in a highball glass. Finish with a lime wedge and drink a toast to freedom.

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HOW TO MAKE A CUBA LIBRE

Created in 1900, the Cuba Libre has always had a split identity: part cocktail, part rallying cry.

Make your own

Cuba Libre

  • 1 1/2 oz BACARDÍ Gold rum
  • 3 oz cola
  • 2 lime wedges
Learn

One step at a time

Step 1

Build

Fill a highball glass with ice. Then squeeze 2 lime wedges over the ice and drop them into the glass.
Step 2

Pour

Pour in the BACARDÍ Gold rum followed by chilled cola.
Step 3

Stir

Give it all a gentle stir.
Step 4

Garnish

Garnish with lime.

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FAQ

What is gold rum?

Gold rum, also known as amber rum, usually provides rich and smooth flavors after being aged in barrels.

What is the difference between a rum and cola and a Cuba Libre?

Rum and cola cocktails use white rum, whereas a Cuba Libre uses gold rum. They’re also enjoyed for different reasons; the Cuba Libre is a drink with conviction and purpose that unites people, calls for change, and celebrates it all.

What type of rum goes in a Cuba Libre cocktail?

The Cuba Libre uses gold rum, such as BACARDÍ Gold – an instant classic.