Yields: 1 cocktail
drink, alcohol, cocktail
A traditional sidecar is made with brandy, but a whiskey sidecar is a good alternative.
- 2 oz whiskey
- 1 oz orange liqueur
- ¾ oz lemon juice
- sugar (for glass rim), optional
- Place sugar in a shallow bowl. Run lemon wedge around the rim of a glass. Dip rim into sugar.
- Combine whiskey, orange liqueur, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker; add ice, cover shaker, and shake for 20 seconds.
- Strain drink into prepared cocktail glass.