Even though La Habana was a major hub for “cocktail tourism” during Prohibition, hundreds of miles away, in the colonial town of Trinidad, you’ll find a popular drink called the Canchánchara. This humble cocktail is one of Cuba’s oldest known drinks. It is built in clay pots and is composed of rum, lime juice, and honey. Grab a couple of clay pots from this little-known online store and whip yourself up one of these classic Cuban cocktails. Buen provecho!

canchanchara cocktail


A humble Cuban drink made in clay pots in the heart of the island.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine cuban
Servings 1
Calories 180 kcal


  • 2 oz rum
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
  • 3/4 oz honey syrup


  • In your glass add rum, lime juice, honey, and top with ice. Stir with a bar spoon and garnish with a lime wheel.


Calories: 180kcal
Keyword honey syrup
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