El Presidente No.2

Named after Cuban President Machado, El Presidente No. 2 is a drier version of the original and described as “the aristocrat of cocktails”. It’s rumored the drink was created by American bartender Eddie Woelke at the Jockey Club.


25 ml BACARDÍ Carta Blanca
25 ml Noilly Prat vermouth
15 ml Orange Curaçao
5 ml pomegranate grenadine
Orange peel


Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice cubes and stir for at least two minutes to chill and dilute the drink. Fine strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a twist of orange peel.