The Sidecar is a favorite classic cocktail. It’s simple to make, using only 3 ingredients. Just shake brandy, Cointreau and fresh lemon juice with ice. For a modern twist, use Meyer lemon juice.
Sidecar Cocktail Recipe
1 1/2 ounces brandy or Cognac
1 ounce clear orange liqueur such as Cointreau
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
Add brandy, orange liqueur and lemon juice to cocktail shaker. Add ice to cocktail shaker; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon twist.
Makes 1 cocktail
Cocktail Ratio: 3 parts brandy, 2 part orange liqueur, 1 part lemon juice
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