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Bizzy Izzy Cobbler

Australian Gourmet Traveller cocktail recipe for Bizzy Izzy Cobbler by Matt Bax

By Matthew Bax
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Bizzy Izzy Cobbler
“An interpretation of Tom Bullock’s of the Pendennis Club ‘Bizzy Izzy’. Cobblers were traditionally made with wine spirits and fruit syrups, which I’ve substituted with fresh fruit.” – Matt Bax


  • 45 ml bourbon (see note)
  • 15 ml tawny port
  • 2 pineapple wedges
  • 2 slices of lemon, plus extra to garnish
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 pineapple fronds, to garnish


  • 1
    Muddle bourbon, port, pineapple, lemon and sugar in a highball glass. Add crushed ice and churn thoroughly with a bar spoon.
  • 2
    Garnish with lemon slices and pineapple fronds and serve.


Bax uses Maker’s Mark bourbon.

  • Author: Matthew Bax