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The '''Old Cuban''' is a cocktail created by [[Audrey Sanders]] in 2001 while at Bemelmans bar at the Carlyle Hotel. It is considered a Modern Classic.
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The '''Old Cuban''' is a cocktail created by [[Audrey Saunders]] in 2001 while working at Beacon. It made its official debut in early 2002 when Audrey placed it onto the cocktail menu at Bemelmans bar at the Carlyle Hotel. Saunders has kept the cocktail on her menus since then at all the bars she has managed.
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Now considered a “Modern Classic” cocktail, many bartenders around the world pay tribute to Saunders by proudly including this drink on their menus.
  
 
==Recipe==
 
==Recipe==
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* [https://punchdrink.com/articles/old-cuban-modern-classic-champagne-mojito-cocktail-recipe/ How the Old Cuban Became a Modern Classic] (Robert Simonson, PunchDrink.com, June 16, 2020)
 
* [https://www.gq.com/story/old-cuban-drink An Old Cuban Is the Cocktail You Need for Sad, Dark Winter Times] (GQ Magazine, January 20, 2018)
 
* [https://www.gq.com/story/old-cuban-drink An Old Cuban Is the Cocktail You Need for Sad, Dark Winter Times] (GQ Magazine, January 20, 2018)
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* [https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1012913-the-old-cuban The Old Cuban Recipe] (NYT Cooking)
 
* [http://imbibemagazine.com/old-cuban-cocktail-recipe/ Old Cuban Cocktail Recipe] (Imbibe Magazine, May 16, 2016)
 
* [http://imbibemagazine.com/old-cuban-cocktail-recipe/ Old Cuban Cocktail Recipe] (Imbibe Magazine, May 16, 2016)
* [https://playboysfw.kinja.com/old-cuban-the-only-champagne-cocktail-worth-drinking-o-1490433287 Old Cuban: The Only Champagne Cocktail Worth Drinking on New Year's Eve] (Playboy Magazine, December 27, 2013)
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20170319110244/https://playboysfw.kinja.com/old-cuban-the-only-champagne-cocktail-worth-drinking-o-1490433287 Old Cuban: The Only Champagne Cocktail Worth Drinking on New Year's Eve] (Playboy Magazine, December 27, 2013) via Archive.org
 
* [https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2007/08/cocktails-the-old-cuban.html Old Cuban Recipe] (Serious Eats, August 24, 2007)
 
* [https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2007/08/cocktails-the-old-cuban.html Old Cuban Recipe] (Serious Eats, August 24, 2007)
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=et5FlzCRuGQ How to make an Old Cuban] (YouTube: The Cocktail Spirit)
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* [https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2004-08-29/cocktails Audrey Saunders Has Revived Bemelmans Bar] (BusinessWeek, August 23-30, 2004) [subscription required]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huE29PjwzoQ Double Strain Your Cocktails - Old Cuban Cocktail] (YouTube: The Cocktail Spirit)
 
* [https://www.diffordsguide.com/cocktails/recipe/2529/old-cuban Old Cuban] (Diffords Guide)
 
* [https://www.diffordsguide.com/cocktails/recipe/2529/old-cuban Old Cuban] (Diffords Guide)
* [https://punchdrink.com/recipes/old-cuban/ Old Cuban] (PUNCH)
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* [https://punchdrink.com/recipes/old-cuban/ Old Cuban] (PunchDrink.com)
 
* [https://www.liquor.com/recipes/old-cuban Old Cuban] (Liquor.com)
 
* [https://www.liquor.com/recipes/old-cuban Old Cuban] (Liquor.com)
 
* [https://www.starchefs.com/cook/recipe/audrey-saunders/old-cuban Old Cuban] (Star Chefs)
 
* [https://www.starchefs.com/cook/recipe/audrey-saunders/old-cuban Old Cuban] (Star Chefs)
 
* [https://www.bacardi.com/rum-cocktails/old-cuban/22098 Old Cuban] (Bacardi)
 
* [https://www.bacardi.com/rum-cocktails/old-cuban/22098 Old Cuban] (Bacardi)

Latest revision as of 16:14, 17 January 2021

The Old Cuban is a cocktail created by Audrey Saunders in 2001 while working at Beacon. It made its official debut in early 2002 when Audrey placed it onto the cocktail menu at Bemelmans bar at the Carlyle Hotel. Saunders has kept the cocktail on her menus since then at all the bars she has managed.

Now considered a “Modern Classic” cocktail, many bartenders around the world pay tribute to Saunders by proudly including this drink on their menus.

Recipe

Old Cuban

  • 6 mint leaves
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup (1:1)
  • 1 1/2 ounces Bacardi 8 añejo rum
  • 1 hard dash Angostura bitters
  • 2 ounces high quality Champagne
  • lime wheel and mint sprig or sugar coated vanilla bean

In a cocktail shaker, muddle mint with lime juice and simple syrup. Add rum, bitters, and ice and shake well. Strain through fine-mesh sieve into a large chilled Champagne coupe and top with Champagne. Garnish with lime and mint or vanilla bean.

(Source: Audrey Saunders)

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