Sometimes the classics get neglected, which can really be a shame! After all, a classic stands the test of time because of how wonderful it is! The same rule goes for a classic cocktail. This week, Divine Cocktailer, Jean Marie Manning has a wonderful cocktail recipe for a classic sidecar. Enjoy the weekend everyone!



  • 2 oz. Remy Martin VSOP
  • 1 oz. Cointreau
  • 1/2 oz. freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 oz. freshly made sour mix (simple syrup and fresh squeezed lemon juice)
  • dash of orange bitters


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker 3/4 full with ice cubes.
  2. Pour in all ingredients.
  3. Cover and shake vigorously for about 30 seconds or until the outside of the shaker becomes cold and frosty.
  4. Strain into a chilled and sugar rimmed martini glass.
  5. Garnish with an orange wedge.
  6. Sit back and enjoy a cocktail that has stood the test of time!


Jean Marie Manning