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Treat Yourself To A Tasty “Sidecar”

The Sidecar has a reputation as one of the most unique cocktails ever created. This is because it is very easy to make and unlike most cocktails which are mostly sweet, the Sidecar has a distinct sour yet refreshing taste. To make this lovely cocktail, follow these easy steps:

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  • 45ml cognac or Armagnac, or bourbon
  • 25ml Cointreau orange liqueur
  • 25ml lemon juice
  • Lemon twist


  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake well.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Tip: A classic addition to the Sidecar, which was mentioned in recipes from the early 1930’s, was to rim the glass with sugar. This is a nice contrast to the sour drink.

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