El Presidente
Cocktail Recipe

A classic from Cuba’s golden age
When American bartenders and their customers flocked to the island to escape Prohibition back home, glasses were raised to the Cuban president, Gerardo Machado, who allowed them to party. Enjoy an authentic taste of the 1930s in this dry cocktail.
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What you need
40
ml Havana Club Añejo 3 Años
20
ml Lillet Blanc15
15
ml Triple Sec
25
ml Grenadine
1
Twist of orange peel
3
Ice cubes
80
ml Havana Club Añejo 3 Años
40
ml Lillet Blanc
30
ml Triple Sec
50
ml Grenadine
2
Twists of orange peel
6
Ice cubes
120
ml Havana Club Añejo 3 Años
60
ml Lillet Blanc
45
ml Triple Sec
75
ml Grenadine
3
Twists of orange peel
9
Ice cubes
200
ml Havana Club Añejo 3 Años
100
ml Lillet Blanc
75
ml Triple Sec
125
ml Grenadine
5
Twists of orange peel
15
Ice cubes
400
ml Havana Club Añejo 3 Años
200
ml Lillet Blanc
150
ml Triple Sec
250
ml Grenadine
10
Twists of orange peel
30
Ice cubes
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  • 1 Part sugar
  • 1 Part lime
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