Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Claret Cobbler

1 tea-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 table-spoon water

Ingredient: water

What it is:  Additive
Ubiquitous chemical substance that is composed of hydrogen and oxygen and is essential for all forms of life -- also a component of all drinks.

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2 wine-glass claret

Ingredient: claret

Also Known As:  Bordeaux What it is:  Wine
Name primarily used in British English for red wine from the Bordeaux region of France.

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(Use large bar glass.)

This drink is made the same way as the Catawba cobbler, using claret wine instead of Catawba.