Rudolph's Sleigh Sidecar Cocktail

Get a little holiday glow with this chic Christmas cocktail.

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The traditional sidecar cocktail gets a holiday upgrade with the addition of Christmas spices like cinnamon and ginger, thanks to Brooklyn cocktail spot, Leyenda.


  • ¾ oz Lemon juice, raw

  • ¼ oz ginger syrup

  • ¼ oz cinnamon syrup

  • 1 ¼ oz Remy Martin

  • ½ oz Cointreau

  • 1 dash Angostura bitters

  • 1 tablespoon Sugars, granulated

  • 1 lemon peel (optional)


  1. Wet the rim of your glass, and roll in sugar to create a sugared rim.

  2. Shake the rest of the ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker.

  3. Serve in a sugar rimmed glass, with a lemon twist garnish.

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