Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Champagne Cobbler

1/4 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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1/4 wine-glass syphon seltzer

Ingredient: syphon seltzer

Also Known As:  Seltzer bottle, soda syphon What it is:  Additive

A device for dispensing soda water.

As early as 1790, the concept of an "aerosol" was introduced in France with self-pressurized carbonated beverages, but the modern syphon was created in 1829, when two Frenchmen patented a hollow corkscrew which could be inserted into a soda bottle and by use of a valve allowed a portion of the contents to be dispensed while maintaining the pressure on the inside of the bottle and hence preventing the remaining soda going flat.

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dissolve well
1 to 2 piece orange

Ingredient: orange

What it is:  Fruit
Fruit of Citrus sinensis is called sweet orange to distinguish it from Citrus aurantium, the bitter orange.

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1 to 2 piece pineapple

Ingredient: pineapple

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for an edible tropical plant and also its fruit. While sweet, it is known for its high acid content

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1 large bar glass Champagne

Ingredient: Champagne

Also Known As:  Sparkling wine What it is:  Wine
Sparkling wine produced by inducing the in-bottle secondary fermentation of the wine to effect carbonation. It is produced exclusively within the Champagne region of France.

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Fill the glass with ice. Fill the balance with champagne, ornament the top in a tasty manner, and serve it with a straw.

This drink is generally mixed where they have champagne on draught, by having the champagne faucet screwed into the cork of the bottle, (see Illustration, Plate No. 8.)