“Everyone had a slightly different recipe for a Sidecar,” Hess recalled. “[But] they should taste different—they should be the same drink, but taste different. … “Well, here we have this old recipe made with French brandy. Therefore it should have this velvet flavor, rather than this sharp lemon flavor.
3/4 oz. triple sec
1/2 oz. Cognac
3/4 oz. lemon juice
Procedures: Shake ingredients with ice. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a twist of lemon peel.