El Presidente Recipe

Celebrate with an authentically luxurious taste of Cuba – the notorious El Presidente. With a little bit of rum, a few sips of vermouth, a measure of curaçao, and a splash of grenadine, the El Presidente cocktail will make you feel like you’re dancing in the Plaza of Havana. Whether it’s for a special occasion, or a quiet night in, this classic concoction is sure to impress.

El Presidente

Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1


  • 1 1/2 oz White Rum
  • 3/4 oz Dry Vermouth
  • 1/2 oz Orange Curacao
  • 1/2 oz Grenadine


  • Fill a shaker with ice.
  • Add all ingredients to shaker and stir.
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.


The El Presidente is a slightly sweet and fruity Cuban cocktail that dates back to the early 1900s. It's a great after-dinner drink and also pairs well with light appetisers.