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Citrus liqueur + Brandy + Lemon juice
Difficulty Level
Very strong
Type of glass
Martini glass
Ice strainer, Shaker, Zester
  • 45 ml (1 1/2 oz.) brandy
  • 15 ml (1/2 oz.) lemon juice
  • 15 ml (1/2 oz.) citrus liqueur
  • 1 twist of orange
  • 5 or 6 ice cubes
In a shaker

Pour brandy, lemon juice and citrus liqueur in a shaker filled with ice cubes.

Shake vigorously 8 to 10 seconds.

Filter over a martini glass using an ice strainer.

Garnish with a twist of orange.

Did you know:

This cocktail, which offers the perfect blend of strong, sweet and sour tastes, was created in 1931 by Harry MacElhone, a popular bartender in London and Paris. A survivor of World War I, he dubbed the cocktail the «Sidecar» as a tribute to his former captain, who always used this form of transportation.

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