"Cocktail of the Month" - Classic Sidecar & Twists

For this post, you will find various offerings of the classic Sidecar for the "Cocktail of the Month" Program (COM). Choose from one of these versions of the Sidecar for the month of January.

Would you like the ingredients for one of these cocktails delivered to your doorstep? At this time, this program is only available to Central PA. Let Raise Your Spirits do the shopping, make recipe cards, and box up ingredients with step-by-step instructions or have them batch the cocktail and deliver MTO. Either way, you get to keep the products. 

Choose from the Classic Sidecar, Pomegranate Sidecar, or Pear Sidecar - cost is determined by which cocktail you choose as well as how many people you want to serve. All recipes courtesy of Raise Your Spirits. Give RYS a call for a quote or email at mnagy@tailsfromthebarstool.com

"The Ritz Hotel in Paris claims to have created this cocktail in the early 20th century. The potent combination of Cognac and orange-flavored liqueur shaken until ice cold with lemon juice and optional sugar rim is a timeless classic."

 

Classic Sidecar

(Cover Photo courtesy of Liquor.com and Recipe courtesy of Raise Your Spirits)

  • 1.5 oz VS or VSOP Cognac
  • 3/4 oz Cointreau Orange Liqueur
  • 3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Sugar
  • Glass - Cocktail
  • Garnish - Orange Peel

Prep - Coat half the rim of a cocktail glass with sugar using lemon juice and set aside. (Do this a few minutes ahead of time so the sugar can dry and adhere well to the glass.) Add the remaining ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into the prepared glass.Garnish with a piece of orange peel.

 

Pomegranate Sidecar

(Photo courtesy of Liquor.com and Recipe courtesy of Raise Your Spirits)

  • 1 oz Cognac
  • 3/4 oz Cointreau Orange Liqueur
  • 3/4 oz PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Sugar (optional)
  • Glass - Cocktail

Prep - Coat half the rim of a cocktail glass with sugar using lemon juice and set aside (optional). (Do this a few minutes ahead of time so the sugar can dry and adhere well to the glass.) Add the remaining ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into the prepared glass.

 

Pear Sidecar

(Photo courtesy of Liquor.com and Recipe courtesy of Raise Your Spirits)

  • 1.5 oz Pear Brandy
  • 1 oz Cointreau Orange Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Sugar (optional)
  • Glass - Coupe

Prep - Coat half the rim of a cocktail glass with sugar using lemon juice and set aside (optional). (Do this a few minutes ahead of time so the sugar can dry and adhere well to the glass.) Add the remaining ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into the prepared glass.No garnish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classic Sidecar

(Photo courtesy of Liquor.com and Recipe courtesy of Raise Your Spirits)

  • 1.5 oz VSOP Cognac
  • 3/4 oz Cointreau Orange Liqueur
  • 3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Sugar
  • Glass - Cocktail
  • Garnish - Orange Peel

Prep - Coat half the rim of a cocktail glass with sugar using lemon juice and set aside. (Do this a few minutes ahead of time so the sugar can dry and adhere well to the glass.) Add the remaining ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into the prepared glass.Garnish with a piece of orange peel.

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