Porto Tasty: Cocktails: Port Cobbler

Cocktails: Port Cobbler

The Cobbler is a mixed drink that contains spirit, sugar and fresh fruit. You can drink it at any cocktail bar or you can try to make it at home.

The Cobbler dates from at least the 1830s in the USA. It introduced two new things: ice and straws, items that are very commun nowadays. These made the cocktail one of the most popular of the XIX century.

The original Cobbler is the Cherry Cobbler, since then a lot of variations were created, one of them the Port Cobbler. This is a drink very appreciated in warm climates, so it's perfect to enjoy during one of many sunny days in Porto.

In Porto you can find this drink in a lot of cocktail bars, but it is a easy drink to make so if your curious and want to know the ingredients and how to make a Port Cobbler, Porto Tasty teaches you how to do it. 

Recipe: Port Cobbler

- 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar; 
- 1 small glass of Ruby Port Wine; 
- 1 glass filled with crushed ice; 

- slices of oranges to taste; 
- cherries to taste; 

Method of Preparation:
Put all the ingredients in the shaker and shake. Without straining, pour into a wine glass filled with crushed ice. Decorate with the orange slices and cherries. Serve with a straw.

Recipe from Drinks Diary

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