This is a cocktail that you gladly give up the wheel for.  There are few stories of how Sidecar was created but reportedly originated in Paris during World War I.  Of course, just like many cocktails, there are different recipes with different spirits.






  • 1.5 ounce of CognacHennessy VS is recommended
  • 3/4 ounce of Cointreau
  • 3/4 ounce of lemon juice
  • Sugar

How to make Sidecar Cocktail:

First rim the chilled glass with sugar.  Pour the remaining ingredients into shaker along with ice.  Shake well and strain it into the glass.  You can garnish the drink with orange peel.  Cheers.