The Sidecar Cocktail is a perfect blend of sweet & sour. It’s a mix of Cointreau, Cognac and Lemon juice and can trace its roots back to London in 1922, so it’s certainly a cocktail classic!

Sidecar Cocktail Ingredients

Sidecar Cocktail Recipe

Only five steps to make the perfect Sidecar Cocktail!

  1. Add ice to a cocktail shaker.
  2. Measure and pour the ingredients into the shaker.
  3. Shake the shaker hard for around 2 – 3 minutes until the outside of the shaker turns cold.
  4. Double strain into a martini glass.
  5. Garnish with a twist of lemon peel.


This cocktail will need the following equipment.

  • Martini Glass
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Cocktail Jigger
  • Chopping board & knife (for the garnish).

Cocktail Units & Pricing

We’ve based these volumes, units and pricing off our alcohol database. Our prices are based off open Open Exchange Rates from the GBP total.

Cointreau2/3 x shot (20ml)0.80£0.62
Cognac1 & 1/2 x shots (30ml)1.20£1.54
Lemon Juice1/2 x shot (10ml)0.00£0.02
60ml2.00£2.18 | $2.73* | €2.53*