El Presidente

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About The El Presidente Cocktail

Hail to the chief and mix up El Presidente cocktail.

Ingredients in the The El Presidente Cocktail

1.5 oz
.75 oz
Orange Curaçao
.75 oz
Dry vermouth
1 dash


How to make The El Presidente Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.

Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Other Information

(This recipe is adapted from The Savoy Cocktail Book by Harry Craddock, published in 1930. The drink is also known as the El Presidente.)

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  • Ignacio Taboada posted 3 years ago

    Yes I´m a psychiatrist, born in La Habana Cuba, living in Caracas for the last 52 years. I´m 70 since lst week.
    Sorry for the mixologist. Presidente, as it was called in Cuba, is exactly what you virtually printed, but... no grenadine in it. My mother, also cuban but not drinking anymore since her death at 90, was a fan of Presidente.
    Kind regards.

  • Tarko posted 3 years ago

    For the love of God, man—do NOT shake this wonderful drink.

    Stir, please!

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