Havana Cooler

Havana Cooler Recipe

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Vickie Parks


Havana Cooler is a refreshing and popular rum-based cocktail that originated in Cuba. Dozens of variations exist, but ginger ale is the traditional mixer used for the Havana Cooler. But you can use Sprite or other lemon-lime carbonated soda in place of the ginger ale, if you prefer.


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1 cocktail
5 Min
No-Cook or Other


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  • 1 1/2 oz
    white rum
  • 2
    ice cubes
  • 1
    fresh sprig mint
  • 2 1/2-3 oz
    ginger ale

How to Make Havana Cooler


  1. Combine rum, ice cubes and mint in a short glass (old-fashioned).
  2. Top with ginger ale, and serve.

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About Havana Cooler

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Caribbean
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #rum, #Cuban, #Caribbean

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