As with so many classic cocktails, El Diablo’s provenance is hard to pin down. Some say it was created in the 1940s by an unidentified bartender in California. One verifiable fact: It appeared in the 1947 Trader Vic’s Bartender’s Guide as the Mexican El Diablo and was one of the first tequila drinks. Slideshow: More Terrific Tequila Cocktails 

Sean Kenyon

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Makes 1 Drink
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Fill a chilled collins glass with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and stir well. Garnish the drink with the lime wheel.

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