Nightclub & Bar's cocktail database is composed of tasty treats from top mixologist and industry experts' drink menu creations. The Sidecar made with Cognac and Cointreau and served in a glass with a sugar rim is a classic Prohibition Era cocktail that's sure to please customers.
- 1.5 oz. VS or VSOP Cognac
- 0.75 oz. Cointreau
- 0.75 oz. Fresh lemon juice
- Orange peel to garnish
Coat the rim of a cocktail glass with sugar and set aside. Add the remaining ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake. Strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with orange peel.
NOTE: Coat rim of glass with sugar a few minutes ahead of time so the sugar can dry and adhere well to the glass.