Cuba Libre (Preparado)

Description
Light rum, Gin, Bitters, Cola, Lime juice, Lime
Ingredients
1 12ozLight rum
12ozGin (London Dry)
34ozLime juice
2dsBitters, Angostura
3ozCola, Coca Cola (to top)
1wdgLime (as garnish)
Instructions
Shake first four ingredients, strain into collins glass with cracked ice, top with cola. Garnish with lime wedge and serve with a straw.
Notes
Cane-sweetened cola is recommended.
History
The original Cuba Libre (simply Rum and Coke) first emerged around 1900 in Havana, Cuba. Dave Stolte reports that Paul Harrington created this spin on the simple classic by adding gin and Angostura bitters at the suggestion of a Venezuelan customer at his bar in California in 1995.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year1995
Created byPaul Harrington, Townhouse Bar & Grill, Emeryville, CA (USA)
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
ReferenceDave Stolte's Home Bar Basics: http://www.homebarbasics.com/cuba-libre-preparado/
Posted byJesseB on 03/22/2013

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