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© Tina Rupp


  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

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.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces chilled VSOP Cognac
  3. 1/2 ounce Grand Marnier
  4. 1/3 ounce fresh lemon juice
  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.