• Diki-diki

    5 days ago - By Cocktail Virgin Slut

    2/3 Calvados 1/6 Swedish Punsch 1/6 Grapefruit Juice
    Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass; I added a grapefruit twist. I had recently spotted a reference to the Diki-Diki, and I was surprised to discover that I had neither made one nor posted about it on the blog. To rectify that two Saturdays ago, I opened up my copy of the 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book and made the recipe. I later traced the drink back to Robert Vermiere's 1922 Cocktails: How to Mix Them book where the ratio was a bit more Swedish punsch and grapefruit heavy (2:1:1 ratio instead of 4:1:1 in the Savoy). Vermiere...
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