Sidecar

Description
Cognac, Triple sec, Lemon juice, Orange peel
Instructions
Shake, strain, serve up in sugar rimmed glass. Garnish with orange peel.
Notes
A few drops of lemon or orange bitters on top is a nice touch.
History
Original ratio was 1:1:1
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year1922
Created byRitz Hotel, Paris
Referencehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidecar_cocktail
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Dan on 07/11/2010
Quickstart CocktailsClassic Cocktails

Comments

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Originally posted by bschneier. Of several variations, this one has been adopted as the reference side car and is included in the Goodies > Quickstart Cocktails > Classic Cocktails.

From other users

I add 1/4 oz simple syrup. My ratio 2/.75/.75
2:1:1 is the proper ratio, thank you very much. (5 stars)
My favorites so far have been a 2:1:1 with Meyer lemon and Courvoisier VS and a 3:2:1 with Remy Martin VSOP. (3 stars)

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