Sidecar Saturday: Literally

28 Jul

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Travel for two

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yield
Makes 1 drink: Sidecar
This adaptation of a classic recipe comes from Eben Freeman, bartender of Tailor Restaurant in New York City.
ingredients
2 tablespoons superfine sugar
1 lemon wedge
3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) Cognac
2 tablespoons (1 ounce) Cointreau or other Triple Sec orange liqueur
1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) fresh lemon juice
1 cup ice
preparation
Spread superfine sugar on small plate. Rub lemon wedge halfway around rim of chilled martini or coupe glass. Dip moistened side of glass in sugar to lightly coat outside rim of glass. Set aside.
In cocktail shaker, combine Cognac, Cointreau, and lemon juice. Add ice and shake vigorously until well chilled, about 30 seconds. Strain into prepared martini or coupe glass and serve.

Read More http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/drink/views/Sidecar-350783#ixzz2aIMEswTf

Maybe drink a sidecar in your sidecar…passengers only. NO DRINKING AND DRIVING!!!

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