Old Cuban

Old Cuban
Old Cuban
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Old Cuban

This decadent interplay of well-aged rum, with spicy bitter, sweet and sour elements, is accentuated by the acidity of champagne. The Old Cuban is a well-balanced drink, refreshing, strong, and works well for any season. It was created at the Eastern Standard in Boston. 

1
Servings
228
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 5 mint leaves
  • 1 Ounce simple syrup
  • 3/4 Ounces fresh lime juice
  • Dash of angostura bitters
  • 1 1/2 Ounce aged dark rum
  • 2 Ounces champagne

Directions

In a mixing glass, lightly muddle 5 mint leaves with 1 ounce simple syrup, ¾ ounce fresh squeezed lime juice, and a dash of Angostura bitters. Add 1½ ounces of aged or anejo rum. Shake well over ice and finely strain into a chilled champagne glass. Top with champagne, and garnish with a mint leaf.

Cuban Shopping Tip

Basic Latin ingredients include rice, achiote oil, adobo seasoning, and beans which can all be found in the ethnic aisle of your local grocery store.

Cuban Cooking Tip

Latin food often packs a lot of heat, so try to moderate the amount of chiles and spices you use in your dish.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
22g
N/A
Protein
0.2g
0.3%
Carbs
24g
8%
Vitamin A
2µg
N/A
Vitamin C
6mg
11%
Vitamin K
0.4µg
0.4%
Calcium
13mg
1%
Fiber
0.1g
0.5%
Folate (food)
3µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
3µg
1%
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
11mg
3%
Niacin (B3)
0.1mg
0.6%
Phosphorus
18mg
3%
Potassium
87mg
2%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Sugars, added
21g
N/A
Zinc
0.2mg
1.2%