Rhine Wine Cobbler
Source: Bartender's Manual or How To Mix Drinks of the Present Style page: 66
1 1/2 table-spoon sugar
Ingredient: sugarWhat 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.
1 1/2 wine-glass waterdissolve well with a spoon
Ingredient: waterWhat 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.
1 1/2 wine-glass Rhine wine(Use a large bar glass.)
Ingredient: Rhine wineAlso Known As: Riesling What it is: Wine
Germany produces wines in many style, but wines from along the Rhine river valley been predominantly white, slightly sweet, low in alcohol, light and un-oaked.
Fill the glass with shaved ice. Stir up well with a spoon; ornament with grapes, orange, pineapple, strawberries, in season, and serve with a straw.
This is a fashionable German drink.