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Exploding Sidecar
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Makes: 1 drink

The 2010 Oscar-winning film The Hurt Locker, about an Army bomb squad unit in Iraq, calls for a drink that sparks the palate and detonates the senses. We present … the Exploding Sidecar.

This recipe was featured as part of our Best Picture Cocktails story.


  1. 1Combine all ingredients except the orange peel in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously and strain into a cocktail glass.
  2. 2Garnish with a flaming orange peel.
  • Exploding Sidecar
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