The Sherry Cobbler low-alcohol cocktail from Dinah Sanders' book, The Art of the Shim.
"More drink, less drunk," is the promise of Dinah Sanders' The Art of the Shim, a book chock-full of lower alcohol drinks that don't sacrifice cocktail complexity for the sake of lower-proof libations.
So, what's a shim? Why are they lower in alcohol, and, most importantly, do they really go with breakfast? I talked to Dinah this week to get the inside scoop on this intriguing style of cocktail.