It’s cocktail time. And what better cocktail to make than a classic bourbon sidecar.
By Sarah Schiffman
At home, I typically serve this drink in whatever glass I can find, but at Sun Liquor, they put it in a pretty sugar-lined martini glass. To be honest, I like it so much that I would most likely drink it out of the bartenders cupped hands, so feel free to serve it any way you like.
- 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice plus extra for rim of glass
- 1 ounce good bourbon ( I like Bulleit)
- 1 ounce Cointreau
- Sugar for rim of glass (optional)
- Prepare your glass by rubbing the rim with a little lemon juice. If desired, place glass rim side down on a plate with sugar and twirl it around until the edge of glass is lightly covered in sugar. Fill a shaker with ice and add the lemon juice, bourbon, and Cointreau. Put the lid on tight, flex your muscles, and shake the heck out of it- this will get you the pretty pieces of ice on the surface of your drink. Fill your glass and sip away.