Sidecar recipe

Sidecar Ingredients

Sidecar Instructions

Sidecar cocktail
Sidecar cocktail

The Sidecar is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed for decades. It is a simple but delicious drink that is perfect for any occasion. The cocktail is said to have originated in Paris during World War I and was named after the motorcycle sidecar of a friend who frequented the Ritz Hotel in Paris. The Sidecar is a delightful combination of brandy, orange liqueur, and lemon juice, making it a refreshing and citrusy cocktail.

To make a Sidecar cocktail, you will need a shaker, ice cubes, brandy, orange liqueur, and lemon juice. Start by filling the shaker with ice cubes. Then, add 1.5 ounces of brandy, 0.75 ounces of orange liqueur, and 0.75 ounces of lemon juice to the shaker. Shake the mixture vigorously to combine the ingredients and chill the drink. Next, strain the cocktail into a chilled glass and garnish with a lemon twist, if desired. Serve and enjoy!

The Sidecar cocktail is a timeless classic that is sure to impress your guests at any gathering. Its simple yet elegant combination of flavors makes it a great choice for both casual and upscale events. Whether you are hosting a dinner party or enjoying a night out, the Sidecar is a fantastic choice that will never disappoint.

Best served in a Cocktail Glass.