Biggles Sidecar

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (66 ratings)

Serve in

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Fresh ginger & lemon slices

How to make:

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

1 2/3 fl oz Cognac (brandy)
1/2 fl oz Ginger liqueur
1/2 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1 dash Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters
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Review:

The idea was to make a riff on an Aviation (see Biggles Aviation) but ginger cries out for cognac so I also ended up with this ginger Sidecar.

History:

Created in 2008 by yours truly at The Cabinet Room, London, England. As a kid, I was an avid reader of the Biggles books.

Nutrition:

187 calories

Alcohol content:

  • 1.3 standard drinks
  • 21.51% alc./vol. (43.02° proof)
  • 18.9 grams of pure alcohol
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Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 17th Edition image

Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 17th Edition

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Easy Jigger image

Easy Jigger

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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