Sadie’s adds cinnamon sugar to the rim (like most traditional Sidecars) to highlight the spice in the brandy and the st. george liqueur. This results in a beverage that’s both balanced and complex, easy to drink, and very food friendly.
Makes 1 cocktail
For the drink
2 ounces Metaxa 7 Star Greek Brandy
½ ounce Cointreau
½ ounce St. George spiced liqueur
1½ ounce lemon sour mix
Garnish: Fresh or dehyrdated orange wheel
Equal parts cinnamon and sugar
For the Cinnamon Sugar Mixture
Make the cinnamon sugar mixture
- Combine cinnamon and sugar together into a small bowl and then move to a plate or shallow dish. Set aside.
Make the drink
- Rim a coupe or martini glass in the cinnamon sugar. Set aside.
- Build all ingredients in a shaker tin filled with ice and shake. Strain into glass.
- Recipe from Sadie's, Nashville, Tennessee