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Sidecar

Sidecar

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squawk93

I always think of the sidecar as a brandy margarita, except that it is made with fresh lemon juice.

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  1. Fill a cocktail shaker 3/4 full with ice cubes. Pour in lemon juice, Cointreau, and brandy. Cover and shake vigorously for about 30 seconds until the outside of the shaker becomes cold and frosty. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a wedge of lemon.
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Roo
60
10/5/2007

I absolutely love Sidecars - they are best when served with a sugar-rim!

marycaye
41
8/5/2010

I use lime juice for the lemon juice and make that 1-1/2 oz of brandy. Otherwise this is a classic without the simple syrup. A plus for low cal

MAGPIE0_1
41
4/7/2009

Wonderful recipe! If you like a sweeter drink, then add a packet of Splenda before shaking.