Devil's Cocktail

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (8 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into a chilled glass.

2 fl oz Tawny port
1 1/2 fl oz Strucchi Dry Vermouth
1/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

Lemon predominates with the richness of port fighting to be heard.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in Hugo R. Ensslin's 1917 Recipes for Mixed Drinks (2nd Edition).

DEVIL'S COCKTAIL
½ Port Wine
½ French Vermouth
2 dashes Lemon Juice
Stir well in a mixing glass with cracked ice, strain and serve.

Hugo R. Ensslin, Recipes for Mixed Drinks, 1917

Nutrition:

One serving of Devil's Cocktail contains 136 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.2 standard drinks
  • 14.41% alc./vol. (28.82° proof)
  • 16.2 grams of pure alcohol
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Easy Jigger image

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The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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