Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Claret Cobbler

1 1/2 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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2 jigger 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 a large bar glass.)

One-half tablespoonful fine sugar in a mixing-glass three-fourths full of fine ice, two jiggers claret; shake well. Trim with fruit. Serve with straws in a long thin glass.