Sidecar

Enhancing cognac with a little citrus brings out the essential flavors.

Data

  • Served in martini
  • 29% ABV

Source

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Ingredients

Cognac 5.0cl 1.67oz
Triple sec 2.0cl 0.67oz
Lemon juice 2.0cl 0.67oz
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Directions

  1. Shake with ice cubes.
  2. Strain into glass.

Information

The exact origin of the Sidecar is unclear, but it is thought to have been invented around the end of World War I in either London or Paris. The drink was directly named for the motorcycle attachment, the drink appears in literature as early as 1907.

Robert Hess has a great video over at Small Screen Network about the drink.

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