Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Catawba Cobbler

1 table-spoon sugar

Ingredient: sugar

What it is:  Additive
Many 19th century recipes specifically called for white sugar, which is more refined and preferred over browner sugars. But modern white sugar is probably too refined, making raw cane sugar the best, easily available choice.

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1/2 lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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2 jigger Catawba wine

Ingredient: Catawba wine

What it is:  Wine

American wine grown from the Catawba grape, predominantly on the East Coast of the U.S.. This purplish-red grape has a rather sweet and a pronounced musky or "foxy" flavor.

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One tablespoonful fine sugar, the juice of half a lemon, two jiggers of Catawba wine in half a glass (mixing) full fine ice; shake well. Trim with fruit. Sip with straws.