Petite Sidecar Cocktail Recipe
A variation of the Ti-Punch Cocktail
The Petite Sidecar is a variation on one of my favorite drinks: the Ti-Punch, a Martinique rhum–based Daiquiri/Old Fashioned hybrid, composed of a slug of rhum, a bar spoon of sugar cane syrup and a lime disc. I created this Cognac-based Ti-Punch, which has all the elements of a Sidecar, to mix with my favorite old Cognacs. I tend to reserve my best Cognacs for sipping, which is why many of them collect dust on the shelf. If you've got it, mix it!
Jim Meehan is a New York City mixologist.
1. Squeeze the lemon disc on both sides (to express the oil from the peel and juice from the flesh) into a chilled rocks glass.
2. Add the rest of the ingredients and top with pebble ice. Swizzle, then top with more pebble ice and swizzle again. No garnish.
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