Exploding Sidecar Recipe
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 ounce brandy
- 3/4 ounce Cointreau
- 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
- Orange peel, for garnish
- Combine all ingredients except the orange peel in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously and strain into a cocktail glass.
- Garnish with a flaming orange peel.
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