Sidecar Cocktail

A few years ago I made an extravagant dinner for my husband’s birthday. Along with that dinner, I served a cocktail that we immediately fell in love with: the Sidecar.

Warning: potent cocktail. May cause giddiness.

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Sidecar Cocktail Recipe

  • 1 cup good brandy
  • 1/2 cup Triple Sec
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Lemon zest orĀ Maraschino cherries

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add brandy, Triple Sec and lemon juice. Shake well to chill and strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon zest or cherries and serve.


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