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Sidecar Cocktail

Sidecar Cocktail
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 5 min
  • Servings 1
Created after the end of World War I and named for the motorcycle attachment, the traditional version of this cocktail always includes a sugared rim.
By Angie McGowan
Created July 31, 2012

Ingredients

  • Sugar
  • Ice cubes or crushed ice
  • 2 tablespoons cognac or brandy (1 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur (1 oz)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice (3/4 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    Rub rim of chilled martini glass with water; dip rim of glass in sugar.
  • 2
    In martini shaker with ice, shake cognac, liqueur and lemon juice until blended. Pour into glass, straining out ice.

  • For best results, use freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  • Triple Sec is an orange-flavored liqueur often used in this drink.

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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