Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Rhine Wine 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 jigger 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 jigger Rhine wine

Ingredient: Rhine wine

Also 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.

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Dissolve one tablespoonful fine sugar with one jigger water in a long thin glass. Add two jiggers Rhine wine; fill the glass with fine ice; mix well. Trim with fruit. Serve straws.