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El Presidente cocktail
El Presidente: a cocktail of Cuban origin with multiple flavors.


For 1 person
3 cl cuban rum
1.5 cl vermouth rosso
1.5 cl white curacao
1 cl grenadine syrup

How to make

👉 shaker / 🥃 martini / 🍸 short drink (7cl) / ⏱️ 3 mn
  1. Shake the rum, vermouth rosso, white Curaçao and grenadine syrup.

  2. Strain into a martini glass.


The El Presidente cocktail was probably created in the 1920s in Havana, Cuba, its origin is unclear. It would honor a Cuban president, we are talking about Carmen Menocal or Gerardo Machado. As for the creator of this cocktail, we speak among others of Eddie Woelke, bartender of the "Jockey Club" in Havana, Cuba and potential creator of the classic cocktail Mary Pickford.

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