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El Presidente

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El Presidente Cocktail

How to Make an El Presidente

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 3 votes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: curaracao, el presidente, grenadine, Rum, vermouth
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Invented in the early twentieth century, the El Presidente cocktail was created in Cuba. Learn about the recipe to make this drink for yourself, family and friends.


  • 1.5 oz white rum
  • 0.75 oz dry vermouth
  • 0.25 oz orange curaçao
  • 2 dash grenadine


  • Fill a mixing glass with ice and add the rum, curaçao, vermouth, and grenadine
  • Stir until well chilled
  • Strain into a chilled Martini glass and serve immediately
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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