Robert Vermeire's 1922 book Cocktails: How to Mix Them attributes the sidecar to the celebrated bartender MacGarry, who worked at London's Buck's Club.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 drink


  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces chilled VSOP Cognac
  • 1/2 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 1/3 ounce fresh lemon juice

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the Cognac, Grand Marnier and lemon juice and shake well. Double strain the drink into a chilled coupe.


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Photo © Tina Rupp Published January 2010

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