Cuba libre


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Cuba libre

(ˈkjuːbə ˈliːbrə)
n
(Brewing) chiefly US a drink of rum, cola, lime juice, and ice
[Spanish, literally: free Cuba, a toast during the Cuban War of Independence]
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The graphic novel also touches upon early challenges the Bacardi family faced and overcame - including an earthquake that destroyed their city and a fire that ravaged their distillery - and ends with the creation of the original Cuba Libre cocktail in 1900.
rum aficionados are abuzz over the possibility of mixing a Cuba Libre with authentic Cuban rum, now that they will be able to bring home liquor distilled in the communist nation.
Cuba libre (white rum, lime and lemon juice and coke) is still the national drink, although mojitos (white rum, sugar, lime juice, Angostura bitters, crushed mint and soda) and daiquiris (white rum, lime juice and crushed ice) are also well worth a taste.
That collapse of the early 1980s almost did the Castro boys in, but Raul, through his control of the military, kept a close eye on any dissent that asserted Cuba Libre was more than a rum-based cocktail.
The superior taste elevates any cocktail, including the Cuba Libre (rum and coke) and classic daiquiris, or can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or mixed with soda or tonic.
What better accompaniment to your ice-cold Cuba Libre than a hot and spicy Jalapeno burger, flame-grilled right in front of you, as you sit back and enjoy the sun.
Your sweet 'n' low sound track made something unforgettable out of their otherwise banal excuses, from a babysitter's desperate phone call to a bartender's sluggish preparation of a Cuba Libre.
In her complaint, Robinson said she was working in the resort's Cuba Libre bar in March 2006 when Rodman, a hotel guest, began "making a scene" by trying to climb atop the bar after failing to gain her full attention.
Rum hasn't been in such large demand since the 60s when rum and coke, or Cuba libre to give it its proper name, was the drink of choice.
uk) A fun place to go with friends, where pitchers of Woo Woo and Cuba Libre cost around a tenner.
In the amber afterglow of dusk, I take a last walk along the Malecon and raise a toast to Cuba libre.