Sidecar
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Sidecar
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.97 / 5
The Sidecar is a classic cocktail steeped in history, believed to have been invented around the end of World War I in either London or Paris. The Sidecar strikes a ... more The Sidecar is a classic cocktail steeped in history, believed to have been invented around the end of World War I in either London or Paris. The Sidecar strikes a balance between the robust warmth of cognac and the sharp, citrus notes provided by freshly squeezed lemon juice, complemented by a touch of sweetness and complexity from the triple sec. Traditionally served in a chilled cocktail glass, the drink's presentation is elegant and timeless. Its flavor profile is a harmonious blend of tart and sweet, making it a sophisticated choice for a before-dinner aperitif. The Sidecar remains a favored choice among those who appreciate classic cocktails with an illustrious past.

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1922
Base ingredient
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Cognac
Alcohol content
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31.11% | 2.8 units *
Details
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Classic
Shaken

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Cognac cocktail ingredient
Cognac
50ml 1⅔oz 5cl
Triple Sec cocktail ingredient
Triple Sec
20ml ⅔oz 2cl
Lemon Juice cocktail ingredient
Lemon Juice
20ml ⅔oz 2cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well until the outside of the shaker becomes frosted
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve

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