Mexican Sidecar Cocktail

Mexican Sidecar Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

A classic Sidecar Cocktail is given a touch of Mexican flare with the use of El Presidente brandy and Citronge orange liqueur in its famous blend.


  • 1-1/2 ounces El Presidente brandy
  • 1-1/2 ounces Citronge orange liqueur
  • 1-1/2 ounces fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • Lemon wedge
  • Sugar to rim glass
  • lemon wheel to garnish


  1. Put some sugar onto a small plate. Rub the rim of a martini glass with the lemon wedge and then dip into the sugar to coat.
  2. Place the prepared glass in the freezer for 5 minutes to chill.
  3. Put the brandy, orange liqueur, lemon juice and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, and shake vigorously for 35 seconds to combine.
  4. Strain the mixture into the prepared glass, garnish with the lemon wheel and then serve immediately.

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