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Sidecar Cocktail

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The Sidecar Cocktail is a classic and elegant drink that combines cognac, orange liqueur, and fresh lemon juice. This timeless cocktail is known for its balanced mix of sweet and sour flavors, making it a favorite choice for sophisticated gatherings and casual sipping alike. With its origins dating back to the early 20th century, the Sidecar has maintained its popularity through the decades, offering a smooth and refreshing experience with every sip.

Tasting Notes

Sidecar Cocktail

Sidecar Cocktail

Unleash the Charm of a Golden Era Cocktail


  • 1.5 oz cognac
  • 0.75 oz orange liqueur
  • 0.75 oz lemon juice
  • orange twist and sugar rim for garnish


  1. Rub the rim of a coupe glass with lemon or orange, and dip in granulated sugar.
  2. Set glass aside in fridge to chill.
  3. In a shaker add ice, cognac, orange liqueur, lemon juice, and shake very well.
  4. Strain into prepared glass and twist the orange peel into the drink before serving.

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The Sidecar Cocktail delivers a harmonious blend of flavors. The cognac provides a rich and smooth base with hints of oak and caramel. The orange liqueur adds a layer of sweetness and citrusy notes, perfectly complementing the fresh lemon juice, which brings a bright and tangy zest. Together, these ingredients create a well-balanced cocktail that is both refreshing and satisfying.

Tips & Tricks

Include a few dashes of aromatic bitters to add depth and complexity to the cocktail.

Add a splash of fresh fruit juice, like orange or raspberry, to enhance the fruitiness.

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