Recipes: Summer cocktails

  • Updated: July 30, 2014 - 1:17 PM

Sherry Cobbler √

Serves 1.

Note: To make demerara syrup, heat equal parts demerara or turbinado sugar (which is a raw sugar) and water until the sugar dissolves; cool before using. From Nick Kosevich of Eat Street Social and Bittercube.

• 3 blackberries, divided

5 to 7 fresh mint leaves, plus mint sprig for garnish

• 3/4 oz. (1 1/2 tbsp.) fresh lemon juice

• 3/4 oz. (1 1/2 tbsp.) demerara syrup (see Note)

1 1/2 oz. (3 tbsp.) sherry (amontillado, which is medium-dry)

1 oz. (2 tbsp.) Cocchi Americano (an Italian aperitif)

• 2 dashes Bittercube Jamaican #2 bitters


Muddle 2 blackberries in shaker. Add mint (reserving sprig for garnish) and remaining ingredients, and shake with ice. Double-strain into a Collins glass with fresh, crushed ice. Garnish with a blackberry and mint sprig and and serve with a straw.

Nutrition information per serving without garnish:

Calories 160 Fat 0 g Sodium 7 mg Saturated fat 0 g

Carbohydrates 21 g Calcium 13 mg

Protein 0 g Cholesterol 0 mg Dietary fiber 0 g

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