Sidecar (IBA) Description
The sidecar is a cocktail traditionally made with cognac, orange liqueur (Cointreau, Grand Marnier, Dry Curaçao, or some other triple sec), plus lemon juice. In its ingredients, the drink is perhaps most closely related to the older brandy crusta, which differs both in presentation and in proportions of its components.
- Here is how you make it:
- Pour all ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.
Yield: Yield: 1 Serving
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Sidecar (IBA) Origin
The exact origin of the sidecar is unclear, but it is thought to have been invented around the end of World War I in either London or Paris.