Meyer’s Cobbler

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Flush with fresh fruit and anchored with boozy rum and sherry, this cobbler from New Orleans’ newest cocktail outpost is the perfect tropical respite from the summer heat.

1 ½ oz. demerara rum (El Dorado 5)
¾ oz. amontillado sherry
¼ oz. fresh lemon juice
¼ oz. demerara sugar
1 tsp. strawberry purée
1 dash Angostura bitters
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: rocks
Garnish: berries and mint

Shake all ingredients in a shaker tin with ice. Strain over a fresh pile of crushed ice in rocks glass. Garnish.

Compère Lapin, New Orleans