A classic drink called El Diablo (tequila, lime juice, Cr?me de cassis and ginger ale) inspired Philip Ward's Dahlgren. He replaced the ginger ale with club soda and ginger syrup--it has more zing--and the cassis with tawny port.

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  • Ice
  • 2 ounces blanco tequila
  • 1 ounce tawny port
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Ginger Syrup
  • Dash of Angostura bitters
  • 1 ounce chilled club soda
  • 4 small pieces of candied ginger skewered on a pick and 1 lime wheel, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the tequila, port, lime juice, Simple Ginger Syrup and bitters and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass and stir in the club soda. Garnish with the candied ginger and lime wheel.

Contributed By Photo © Tina Rupp Published June 2011

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