Wednesday, March 10, 2021

AKA Cobbler (Death & Co. Recipe)


This is a beautiful cocktail, as Cobblers often are. Looking at the ingredients this is as much a sherry cobbler with a spicy tequila shot thrown in. It uses the juice and acidity of the strawberry to give the right balance to the other sweet and spicy ingredients. My limited success this time around (it was hard to appreciate) is probably due to the fact that strawberry season hasn't hit its stride yet. Riper berries will undoubtedly make for a better taste.

But a Cobbler is usually a winter cocktail, containing lots of ingredients designed to satisfy a sweet tooth and warm you up despite that it is served on ice. So we have Lustau East India Solera Sherry and maraschino liqueur giving liquored fruit notes, some muddled lemon twists for zestiness, and blanco tequila, a portion of which is infused with jalapeno heat. 

I'm still trying to place where this cocktail best fits in. Maybe at Death & Co. on a cold day. It's not poolside sipping or a beach drink, though. 

  • 1 tsp simple syrup
  • 1 tsp Luxardo maraschino liqueur
  • 2 lemon twists
  • 1 strawberry
  • 1 white sugar cube
  • 1 1/2 oz. blanco tequila (Sauza 100% blue agave used)
  •  1/2 oz. jalapeno-infused blanco tequila (Sauza blanco infused with jalapenos used)
  • 1/2 oz. Lustau East India Solera Sherry
  • 1/2 strawberry garnish

Muddle the simple syrup, maraschino liqueur, lemon twists, strawberry and sugar cube in a shaker tin. Add tequilas and sherry and whip (shake with a few pieces of crushed ice, just until the ingredients are incorporated. Dump into a double rocks glass and top with crushed ice. Garnish with the half strawberry. 

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