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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In the old city, Ernest Hemingway's Cuba lives on, with 1950s Cadillacs and Chevrolets rambling about the streets under the heat of the tropical sun, while tourists relax in bars and open-air cafes sipping Cuba Libres, mojitos and daiquiris.
Cuba Libres, Mojitos or other rum-based drinks are what you drink when you are in Cuba.
There's so much lime juice in my Cuba Libres that it's like drinking one of those effervescent vitamin C jobs you normally consume after a night on the town.
Cuban original oils: I bought these from Havana's answer to Gaudi - a reclusive artist who has a whole community street dedicated to him and his work, cuba libres, from garage bars and cellar art studios.
Tesco rum buyer Katherine Abram said: "Demand for rum is at its highest since the Sixties, when everyone was drinking Cuba Libres.
It will be Cuba Libres all round in the social club tonight if the progressive Buena Vista (1.15) leads them a merry dance round Prestbury Park.
Break out the togas, whip up some cuba libres, and mark your calendar for March 25, when ABC presents the 73rd Annual Academy Awards.
Cuba Libres. In fact, "Cuba Libre, por favor" is repeated so many times that it becomes a political statement.
Other patrons clink their Cuba Libres and joke in Spanish.
We spotted both the women later in the evening as they sat with a group of Spanish tourists, drinking Cuba libres by the pool.
Or, in our case, the stony end of the beach, under the full, baking sun, where we sullenly knocked back our Cuba Libres and burned while she sipped fresh orange and spite in the shade with her admirers.
Cuba Libres all round, and congratulations with the knowledge we had completed 400km of cycling while raising an incredible pounds 500,000 for charity.