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The parents of Stiletto #1's boyfriend (I refer to him as Pistol #1)  invited us over for New Year's Eve this past year. They are a blast, creative, and oh so fun. They introduced us to the sidecar cocktail. (I didn't even know what that was.) Let's just say they are waaaaaay, more hipster than I am. I loved it and I enjoy their company even more, so I dedicate my version of the classic sidecar cocktail to them, the hipster parents Pistol #1.

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 Ounces Brandy
  • 1/2 Ounce Cointreau
  • 1/2 Ounce Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Ounce Simple Syrup
  • Sugar (For Glass Rim)
  • Lemon Juice (For Glass Rim)

There are two options for preparation:

Preparation Hipster Dad
  1. Rim a low ball with lemon juice and then sugar.
  2. Place all ingredients in a low ball with ice.
  3. Drink.

Preparation Hipster Mom
  1. Rim a martini glass with lemon juice and then sugar.
  2. Place all ingredients in a shaker with ice.
  3. Shake until frozen on the outside.
  4. Strain into martini glass.
  5. Garnish with lemon
  6. Sip.


Servings
1 servings

Nutrition
Let's not go there.

Tips
Make simple syrup fast by placing equal amounts of water and sugar in a glass bowl or measuring cup and microwave until sugar is melted. This happens very quickly. Be careful not to burn yourself as this is very hot.
 


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