Diabolo

B was looking through Robert Hess’s The Essential Bartender’s Guide the other night for something new when she ran across a rather oddly named cocktail, the Diabolo. No, not Diablo, Diabolo.  Apparently it’s named after the Yo-yo shaped juggling device.    I did a little digging around and kept running into Mr. Hess’s work.  First thing I found was his recipe on his original site, Drinkboy.com.  He mentions that the first reference to this cocktail is in the 1930’s in Harry Craddock’s The Savoy Cocktail Book.  The only problem is this drink is a very different cocktail than the one in[…]

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