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Recipe

Pear Sidecar

Featured in our 2017 Christmas Guide
Scott Phillips

Servings: two.

Browse our Drinks and Entertaining Guide for more classic cocktails.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pear brandy (like Poire Williams)
  • 1/4 cup triple sec (like Cointreau)
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 2 thin strips lime zest

Nutritional Information

      Calories (kcal) : 280
      Fat Calories (kcal): 0
      Fat (g): 0
      Saturated Fat (g): 0
      Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0
      Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0
      Cholesterol (mg): 0
      Sodium (mg): 0
      Carbohydrates (g): 36
      Fiber (g): 0
      Protein (g): 0

Preparation

  • Combine the brandy, triple sec, and lime juice in a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into two chilled martini glasses. Twist the lime zest into spirals and drop one in each glass.

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  • AtlantaBelle | 01/03/2011

    Very nice and tasty! It is strong but if you use high quality liquor (no Triple Sec!) it comes together well. You can use lime or lemon - I've used both and each taste good.

  • AnnMarie1000 | 12/12/2010

    This drink was way too strong! My guests did not like it at all. I would not recommend this one

  • nebulachapin | 09/25/2009

    Sophisticated. Fantastic. Quality of the Pear brandy is key. Instead of Poire Williams I used Brandy Peak "Spirit of Pear Brandy" (Oregon), and Cointreau.

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