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    Tool Box

    • Mixing glass
    • Tin
    • Strainer
    • Sieve (optional)
    • Knife
    • Bar spoon
    • Muddler
    • Cocktail glass

    Cinnamon Fig Sidecar

    Enjoy the rich, toasty flavors of cognac as it brings out the sweetness of fresh figs.

    • 1 black mission fig
    • 1 1/2 ounces Fresh Sour
    • Pinch of cinnamon
    • 1/2 ounce orange curacao
    • 1 1/2 ounces VSOP cognac

    RIM INGREDIENTS

    • 4 bar spoons super fine sugar
    • Lime wedge

    Remove stem from the fig, cut a thin slice for the garnish, and dice the remainder. Add diced fig and Fresh Sour to mixing glass. Muddle until well combined. Add a small pinch of cinnamon, orange curaçao, and cognac. Add ice to tin. Shake hard. Strain into sugar-rimmed cocktail glass.

    Garnish with fig slice.

    RIM INGREDIENTS

    to rim the glass: On a small plate, measure the sugar. Rim the outside top of glass with lime wedge. Roll the outside rim of the glass in the sugar. Set aside.

    This cocktail was created at Paris’s Harry’s New York Bar by barman Pete Petiot. It was named in honor of a World War I American Army captain living in Paris who was driven to the bar each day in a motorcycle sidecar. The original Sidecar is a fine blend of brandy, triple sec, and lemon.

    Fall

    Tool Box

    • Mixing glass
    • Tin
    • Strainer
    • Sieve (optional)
    • Knife
    • Bar spoon
    • Muddler
    • Cocktail glass

Copyright © 2008, 2014 by Bridget Albert, Mary Barranco All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without express written permission from the publisher. Cocktail photographs copyright © 2008 by Tim Turner. Author photographs by Larry Fox.

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