El Presidente Menocal Special

Difford's Guide
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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Mint sprig & Luxardo maraschino cherry

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

7 fresh Mint leaves
2 fl oz Bacardi Gold rum
1/4 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)
1/6 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

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History:

Created by Constantino (Constante) Ribalaigua Vert at El Floridita in Havana, Cuba. This recipe is adapted from a 1937 Bar Florida (later renamed Floridita) menu. The name refers to Mario García Menocal, who was president of Cuba from 1912 to 1920.

Nutrition:

One serving of El Presidente Menocal Special contains 155 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 26.7% alc./vol. (53.4° proof)
  • 19.4 grams of pure alcohol
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