Leslie Cofresi, Puerto Rico: World Class 1012

by Gaz Regan · Friday, August 24th, 2012 · World Class Bartenders 2012


Here’s a look at Leslie Cofresi, the 2012 finalist from Puerto Rico.  Leslie showed that Latin-American bartenders really stepped up their game this year–they were truly World Class.  Here are a couple of the drinks he made in the Retro-Chic challenge

Classic Chic – The Last Word

Glass: Old Fashioned

Garnish: Lime peel

Method: Shake and strain over an oversized ice cube.

22.5ml Tanqueray No. TEN

22.5ml Green Chartreuse

22.5ml Maraschino Liqueur

22.5ml lime juice


Twisted Chic – El Presidente

Glass: Cocktail

Garnish: Grapefruit peel

Method: Stir and strain

45ml Don Julio Anejo

22.5ml Dry Vermouth

15ml Grand Marnier liqueur

7.5ml Grenadine

2 Responses to “Leslie Cofresi, Puerto Rico: World Class 1012”

  1. Leslie Cofresi says:

    Gaz- thank you so much for your words. It was a real honor meeting you and sharing some cocktails with you! We had a blast! Cheers!!!

  2. gaz regan says:

    Cheers, Leslie! I loved meting you, and yes, I had a blast, too!

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