Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Sherry Cobbler

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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1/2 wine-glass 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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dissolve with a spoon
sherry wine

Ingredient: sherry wine

What it is:  Sherry
Fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez, Spain. In Spanish, it is called vino de Jerez. Typically dry, "fino" sherry when only the generic name is used.

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(Use a large bar glass.)

Fill the glass up with fine crystal ice; then fill the glass up with Sherry wine; stir well with a spoon, and ornament with grapes, oranges, pineapples, berries, etc., serve with a straw.

This drink is without doubt the most popular beverage in the country, with ladies as well as with gentlemen. It is a very refreshing drink for old and young.