El Diablo Recipe

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El Diablo

  • Author: Ingrid Visockiene
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Serving 1x


The El Diablo marries the boldness of Reposado tequila with the sweetness of crème de cassis, balanced by lime juice and the kick of ginger beer

First created in 1946, the El Diablo recipe creates a complex mix of agave spirit, berries, and citrus with a ginger kick, perfect for those looking to explore beyond traditional tequila cocktails.


  • 2 oz of 60 ml Reposado Tequila
  • 1/2 oz or 15 ml Crème de Cassis
  • 1/2 oz or 15 ml Fresh Lime Juice
  • Ginger Beer
  • Lime Wheel (for garnish)


  1. Mix: In a shaker, combine tequila, crème de cassis, and lime juice with ice.
  2. Shake: Shake well and strain into an ice-filled Collins glass.
  3. Pour: Top with ginger beer.
  4. Garnish: Finish with a lime wheel.


The El Diablo cocktail proves the versatility of Reposado tequila, showing that it is not just a sipping tequila but can be the base for drinks that range from sweet and fruity to spicy and complex.

  • Prep Time: 2 Minutes
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Cuisine: Cocktail


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 176
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 0g

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