Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Rhine Wine 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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1 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 well with a spoon
1 1/2 wine-glass 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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(Use a large bar glass.)

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.