Old Cuban Cocktail

Old Cuban Cocktail
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The Old Cuban Cocktail is a classic drink that was created by a famous bartender named Audrey Saunders. This cocktail combines rum, mint leaves, lime juice, and sparkling wine. It is a refreshing and sophisticated cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. The combination of the sweet and sour flavors from the rum and lime juice with the bubbly champagne makes this drink an unforgettable experience. This cocktail can be served as an aperitif or as an after-dinner digestif.

Old Cuban Recipe

The old Cuban cocktail recipe is:

  1. 45 ml aged rum

  2. 6 mint leaves

  3. 20 ml Simple syrup

  4. 20 ml Fresh lime juice

  5. 2 dashes of Angostura bitters

  6. 60 ml Sparkling wine

  7. Ice

  8. Garnish: mint sprig

Old Cuban Recipe

How to Make an Old Cuban Cocktail

  1. Add mint leaves, simple syrup, and fresh lime juice to a cocktail shaker and gently muddle.
  2. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice, and add the aged rum and angostura bitters.
  3. Shake for about 10 seconds until chilled.
  4. Strain the mix into a coupe glass and pour the sparkling wine on top.
  5. Garnish with a mint sprig.