It’s Been A Long Week: The Waldorf Astoria New York’s Presidente

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, The Waldorf Astoria New York.

As true believers of the work hard, play hard mantra, we present you with It’s Been a Long Week, a weekly column aimed at awarding some liquid appreciation to you for just being yourself, dammit. Make a glass or two on us, you deserve it.


The Waldorf Astoria New York’s Presidente
An iconic order from the uptown haven The Waldorf Astoria New York, this hot-blooded cocktail is lionized even further in the hotel’s brand-new bar book, penned by Peacock Alley’s own Frank Caiafa.



  • 1.5 oz. Caña Brava Rum
  • 0.75 oz. Dolin de Chambery Blanc Vermouth
  • 0.75 oz. Noilly Prat Extra Dry Vermouth
  • 0.25 oz. Grenadine
  • 0.25 oz. Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao
  • 1 dash Regans’ Orange Bitters No. 6

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, Caña Brava Rum, Dolin de Chambery, Grenadine, Noilly Prat, Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao, Regans’ Orange Bitters, .


Add all ingredients to mixing glass. Add ice and stir for 30 seconds. Strain into chilled cocktail glass, and garnish with orange peel and brandied cherry.