El Presidente Cocktail

El Presidente Cocktail
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The El Presidente Cocktail is a classic Cuban cocktail that has been enjoyed since the 1920s. It is named after Mario García Menocal, who served as Cuba’s 3rd President from 1913-1921.

This cocktail is a combination of rum, golden or dry vermouth, orange curacao, and grenadine. This drink has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its refreshing flavor profile and its ability to be enjoyed both as an aperitif and as an after-dinner drink.

El Presidente Cocktail Recipe

  1. 60 ml golden rum

  2. 30 ml blanc vermouth

  3. 15 ml orange curaçao

  4. 1 dash grenadine

  5. Ice

  6. Garnish: Orange twist or maraschino cherry.

el presidente cocktail recipe

How to Make El Presidente Cocktail

  1. Fill a mixing glass with ice and add golden rum, blanc vermouth, orange curaçao, and grenadine.

  2. Stir for at least 12 seconds, until chilled.

  3. Strain into a coupe glass.

  4. Garnish with an orange twist or a maraschino cherry.