Cider Sidecar

Transform apple cider into a grownup treat with this easy cocktail recipe.

Yields: 1

Total Time: 5 Minutes


2 oz.fresh apple cider
2 oz. cognac
1 oz. Cointreau
1 oz. fresh lemon juice

strip of lemon zest and brandied cherries, for serving


  1. Place cider, cognac, Cointreau, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker; top with ice.
  2. Shake until the shaker starts to frost and feels very cold to the touch, 20 to 30 seconds.
  3. Strain into a coupe and top with zest and brandied cherries.