Sidecar

2 oz Cognac
1 oz Triple sec, Cointreau
34 oz Lemon juice
1 twst 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, as quoted by Robert Vermeire. This is the French School. Savoy has this as 2:1:1.
From other users
  • 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. — ☆☆☆
  • 2:1:1 is the proper ratio, thank you very much. — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • I add 1/4 oz simple syrup. My ratio 2/.75/.75
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1 Comment

Thank you, bschneier

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.