• What I'm Drinking: The Sidecar with Hine Bonneuil 2005 Cognac

    3 monthes ago - By A.J. Rathbun

    Earlier in this wonderful month , I featured a drink here on the Spiked Punch, In The Treetops with Delamain L'Aigle XO Cognac. If you missed it, go check it out, or be sad - you don't want to be sad, right? There, I talked about Cognac-as-cocktail-ingredient, and then, when thinking it over, decided I should back up the talk with a few more cocktails boasting Cognac as a base, and decided also to go next with one of the definitive Cognac cocktails, the classic Sidecar. Created overseas during Prohibition, the Sidecar was either first crafted at a bar in Paris or by an army colonel who...
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