Sidecar cocktail

Type: Cocktail

Traditionally made with cognac, orange liqueur and lemon juice, the Sidecar cocktail is a boozy drink that is slightly on the sour side. A sugared glass rim or the addition of some sugar syrup seems to be increasingly popular today; probably because of our sweet tooth.

Print instructions


  • 50ml Cognac
  • 20ml Orange Liqueur
  • 20ml fresh lemon juice
  • Half a lemon
  • Sugar
  • Ice

How to make

  1. Rub the lemon around the rim of a cocktail glass and dip it in a plate of sugar
  2. Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until chilled
  3. Carefully strain into the sugar rimmed glass


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