What makes this drink most interesting is where it originated (Trinidad, Cuba) and that it's said to be the oldest cocktail in Cuba. There's a man in the village who’s a potter and makes clay mugs (no handle) specifically for drinking Canchánchara.
This recipe originally appeared as part of “This Is the Cuban Drink You Didn't Know About.”
- 1 1/2 ounce white rum
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1/2 ounce honey syrup
- 1 splash soda water
- Garnish: lime wedge
Add the rum, lime juice and honey into a shaker with ice and shake.
Strain over a clay or glass mug over fresh ice.
Top with a splash of soda water.
Garnish with a lime wedge.