Adding elderflower liqueur to the classic Sidecar cocktail gives it a nice floral note.
What to buy: St-Germain is an elderflower liqueur that has won over bartenders. It can be found at high-end liquor stores and online.
- Yields: 1 drink
- Difficulty: Easy
- Total: Under 5 mins
- Active: Under 5 mins
- 1 1/2 ounces St-Germain elderflower liqueur
- 1 ounce brandy
- 1/2 ounce Cointreau or other orange-flavored liqueur
- 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice into a chilled cocktail glass. Serve.