Sidecar

Try your hand at recreating a classic 1920s cocktail, the sidecar. It’s easy to adapt – simply use cognac, or go with equal parts cognac, triple sec and lemon juice.

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Sidecar

Sidecar


  • Author: Maki Hojo
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Easy
  • Diet: Gluten Free

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Ingredients

  • 50ml cognac
  • 25ml triple sec
  • 25ml lemon juice
  • handful of ice

To serve

  • dash of Angostura bitters (optional)

Instructions

  1. Put a coupe glass in the fridge to chill. Tip all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker.

  2. Shake well, until the outside of the shaker feels cold, then strain the cocktail into the chilled glass. If the lemon juice is too sharp, add the bitters to taste.

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About Maki Hojo

Maki Hojo is a student at the University of Michigan. A foodie since birth, she enjoys cooking, eating, photographing, reading about, and playing with any and all types of food. Her idolization of culinary delights is complemented by her active spirit - she enjoys running, swimming, barre classes, and even spontaneous bursts of interpretative dance if the mood strikes her.

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