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Recipe

Sparkling Sidecar

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Scott Phillips

Servings: One.

This festive take on a Sidecar cocktail (which typically contains Cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice), features Spanish cava in place of the traditional citrus juice.

Browse our Drinks page for more festive cocktail recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 fl. oz. (2 Tbs.) chilled orange liqueur, such as Combier or Cointreau
  • 1/2 fl. oz. (1 Tbs.) Cognac
  • 4 fl. oz. (1/2 cup) chilled cava, such as Segura Viudas Brut Reserva; or as needed
  • Lemon twist, for garnish

Nutritional Information

      Calories (kcal) : 220
      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): 15
      Fiber (g): 0
      Protein (g): 0

Preparation

  • Combine the orange liqueur and Cognac in a coupe or Champagne flute. Top with the cava, squeeze a lemon twist over the glass, drop it in, and serve.

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  • dewatobay | 01/13/2011

    Served this New Years! just a bit sweeter than I expected it would be - everyone enjoyed.

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