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Sidecar Cocktail (Difford's recipe)

Sidecar Cocktail (Difford's recipe) image

Glass:
Coupette

Garnish:
Lemon zest twist (some like with a sugared rim)

We Say...

Sidecar Cocktail (Difford's recipe) Complex and balanced but still a 'sour'. Those with a sweet tooth may prefer with a sugar rim. Cognac V.S.O.P. Triple sec liqueur Freshly squeezed lemon juice Chevessac Pineau Des Charentes Extra Vieux Chilled water (omit if wet ice) SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
shot Cognac V.S.O.P.
1 shot Triple sec liqueur
¾ shot Freshly squeezed lemon juice
½ shot Chevessac Pineau Des Charentes Extra Vieux
½ shot Chilled water (omit if wet ice)

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How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

Comment:

Complex and balanced but still a 'sour'. Those with a sweet tooth may prefer with a sugar rim.

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