Top Traditional Cuban Drinks

When we talk about Cuban cuisine cannot fail to mention its delicious cocktails, especially those made on the basis of pure Cuban rum. Many of these drinks which now has international recognition, are prepared in most clubs and bars in our towns and beaches, because they are usually so refreshing. This time we want to meet with you our 10 most popular traditional drinks and most consumed according to experts. Of course, here are their recipes, but as we always recommend, nothing better to test them from the hands of our experts, and the most popular clubs and bars in the country.

1. Daiquiri

Strawberry DaiquiriDrink made with rum, ice (frappeado, or chopped), lemon juice and sugar. It is the traditional drink of the Floridita bar in Havana. There are several variations of this cocktail such as the Daiquiri Floridita, Hemingway Daiquiri, Banana Daiquiri or Strawberry Daiquiri.

2. Mojito

MojitoDrink made with rum, sparkling water, sugar, lemon juice, ice and mint. This was the favorite drink of the famous writer Ernest Hemingway.


3. Cuba Libre (Cubata)

Cuba Libre CoctelIs a cocktail made from a blend of rum and cola. In Spain it has been named as Cubata, and is the second name that is recognized more. Very refreshing drink which will incorporate a squeeze of lemon and some ice cubes.


4. Piña Colada

Pina Colada CoctelAlthough this drink was not born in Cuba, is already part of their tradition, and most of the Caribbean islands, it is not possible to visit Cuba without consuming it, by its exquisite blend of pineapple juice and coconut milk.


5. Cubanito

Cubanito CoctelCocktail sometimes used as an appetizer, because it includes in its ingredients Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce.

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