Field Guide to Cocktails
In their earliest versions, Cobblers and Fixes were wine-based drinks shaken with ice. Over time, they have come to include any number of spirits and mixers served over crushed or cracked ice. The only real distinction is that a Cobbler is 12 ounces, and a Fix, which appeared later in the 20th century, is 8 ounces.
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- 1 teaspoon simple syrup
- 2 ounces Irish whiskey
- 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 thin lime slice, for garnish
- 1 thin orange slice, for garnish
- 2 teaspoons Irish Mist
1Add the simple syrup, whiskey, and lemon juice to a chilled highball glass.
2Fill with cracked ice and stir well.
3Garnish with lime and orange, and float the Irish Mist on top.
This recipe, while from a trusted source, may not have been tested by the CHOW food
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