Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

California Sherry Cobbler

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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fine
1 orange

Ingredient: orange

What it is:  Fruit
Fruit of Citrus sinensis is called sweet orange to distinguish it from Citrus aurantium, the bitter orange.

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juice
2 jigger 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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(California)
Two tablespoonfuls fine sugar in a mixing-glass with a little water, the juice of one orange, two jiggers California sherry; fill the glass with fine ice, shake well, put all into a long thin glass, trim with fruit. Serve straws.