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  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

According to Robert Vermeire's 1922 Cocktails: How to Mix Them, the sidecar was invented by the celebrated bartender MacGarry of London's Buck's Club.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. 1 lemon wedge
  2. Sugar
  3. Ice
  4. 2 ounces Cognac
  5. 3/4 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
  6. 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  7. 1/4 ounce Simple Syrup, optional
  1. Moisten half of the outer rim of a chilled coupe with the lemon wedge and coat lightly with sugar. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients and shake well. Strain into the coupe.