Sidecar No. Blue

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (10 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 2/3 fl oz Cognac (brandy)
3/4 fl oz Blue curaçao liqueur
3/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1/2 fl oz Pasteurised egg white or Aquafaba (chickpea water) or 3 dashes Fee Brothers Fee Foam cocktail foamer
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Hazardous ingredients

Pasteurised egg white is potentially hazardous to those with allergy or intolerance.

Review:

One orange liqueur, blue curacao, replaces another, triple sec, to give this Sidecar an aquamarine hue.

History:

Adapted from a recipe created in February 2016 by Matthias Lataille, London, England.

See our Sidecar cocktail page for the full story behind the origins of the Sidecar, its history and variations.

Nutrition:

One serving of Sidecar No. Blue contains 221 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 16.97% alc./vol. (33.94° proof)
  • 19.9 grams of pure alcohol
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The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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