Restaurant Reading El Diablo - a ginger L'Ortolan
El Diablo - a ginger spiced spring delight
The El Diablo (translated to English 'The Devil') was
created in the early 1940's, but the original recipe featured brandy. There
have been many recipes since then with different combinations of alcohol.
Restaurant Reading El DiabloThe recipe that follows is from 2008. The iconic yet under-the-radar drink is named after a comic character who originates from Spain. When he gets angry, fire covers his entire body.
Here's a little spiced spring cocktail, now available on our cocktail menu! Enjoy.
- 60ml Tequila
- 20ml Creme de Cassis
- 30ml Lemon juice
- Shaken, then fine-strain into an ice-filled glass, top with ginger beer and garnish.