1915 Vs. 1929 El Presidente Rum Cocktail

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Jul. 15, 2020

Welcome back to Cocktails After Dark. Today we're going to do a rum cocktail called El Presidente, and we're going to do it two ways, the first way we're going to do it is as it was published in 1915 in a cocktail manual in Havana. El Presidente rumcocktail number two is
from 1929 also from a cocktail book published in Havana Cuba.


1915 el presidente cocktail:
Orange liqueur 3 Drop
Angostura bitters 3 Drop
Grenadine 1 Teaspoon
Orange twist 1
Dolin blanc 2 Ounce
Light cuban rum 1 Ounce
1929 el presidente cocktail:
Light cuban rum 1 1/2 Ounce
Dolin blanc 1/2 Ounce
Grenadine 1 Teaspoon (use as required)



1. Stir with ice, strain into cocktail glass.

2. Garnish with an orange twist and a cherry.


3. Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 2