Informal expression of a Cuban classic

Ingredients

  • 50ml Havana Club Añejo 7 años
  • 5ml sugar syrup
  • 15ml Dry vermouth
  • 1 dash Orange Bitters The Bitter Truth®
  • Large ice cubes

COMMENTS : The Bitter Truth® Orange bitters can be replaced with Angostura® Orange

Method

Build in the glass

Fill the glass with ice, Add the sugar syrup and stir

Add the bitters, dry vermouth and Havana Club Añejo 7 años

Stir well and garnish with a grapefruit wedge.

History

A new informal twist on the Cuban Classic “El Presidente”, an icon of the golden age of the Cantineros of Havana. This drink is the inspiration for brand new generation of drinks created with Havana Club Añejo 7 años.

El Presidente was called the aristocrat of cocktails due to its elegance and balance, conquering the finest Cubans bar in early 20´s and starring at government dinners and celebrity parties.

 

From this glamorous and prestigious history we have created “7 Presidente” removing the elitist elements but keeping the simple Cuban ingredients in a balanced informal cocktail that brings Havana Club añejo 7 años out the character of the rum and let it release many of its layers of taste.

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