Sam Horwitz's Classic Cocktail Compendium

(With photos)


Make sure the lemon juice is well-strained. Shake all of the ingredients with ice and double strain into a frozen cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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This is a rum Sidecar as it appears in the Savoy Cocktail Book (1930). Replace the cognac with a Spanish-style light rum. Skip the garnish.


This is Beachbum Berry’s tikiesque take on the rum Sidecar. Replace the cognac with an aged Bajan rum. Serve in a sugar-rimmed frozen cocktail glass. Skip the garnish.

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