Sidecar Cocktail (Difford's recipe)

Sidecar Cocktail (Difford's recipe) image

Serve in

Coupe glass...
fl oz Cognac
1 fl oz Triple sec liqueur
¾ fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
½ fl oz Pineau des Charentes blanc
½ fl oz Chilled water (omit if wet ice)
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How to make:

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


Lemon zest twist (some like with a sugared rim)


Complex and balanced but still a 'sour'. Those with a sweet tooth may prefer with a sugar rim. Also consider trying what has become something of a standard modern recipe:
1 2/3oz / 50ml) Cognac
1oz / 30ml Triple sec
2/3oz 20ml Lemon juice


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183 calories

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