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Sherry Cobbler

The perfect anytime cocktail
Sherry Cobbler
Courtesy of Levi Miller

When you see this drink, there’s no way you won’t smile — it’s like a work of art. Sherry is a fortified wine, meaning that it has a little brandy added. It’s higher in alcohol than wine but is served here with a splash of club soda, making it perfect for sipping.

Recipe courtesy of "ZERO PROOF drinks & more 100 Recipes for Mocktails & Low-Alcohol Cocktails" by Maureen Petrosky © 2021 www.robertrose.ca Reprinted with permission.

Ready in
6 m
5 m
(prepare time)
1 m
(cook time)


  • 1 orange slice, plus 1 half-slice, divided
  • 1 lemon slice, plus 1 half-slice, divided
  • 1/2 Ounce (15 mL) simple syrup
  • 3 Ounces (90 mL) dry sherry
  • 1 Ounce (30 mL) club soda
  • 2 sprigs fresh mint
  • Crushed ice

For the simple syrup

  • 1 Cup (250 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 Cup (250 mL) water


In a cocktail shaker, use a muddler or wooden spoon to muddle orange slice, lemon slice and simple syrup.

Add sherry and enough crushed ice to nearly fill the shaker.

Shake until chilled.

Strain into a glass half-filled with more crushed ice.

Top with club soda.

Add more ice, mounding it above the rim.

Garnish with mint sprigs and orange and lemon half-slices.

Insert straw.

For the simple syrup

In a small pot, combine sugar and water and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer for about 5 minutes, until all of the sugar is dissolved.

Remove from heat and let cool completely.

Pour into a squeeze bottle or a container with a lid, such as a mason jar.

Store for up to 4 weeks in the fridge.


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