Beet Sidecar Cocktail

Beet Sidecar Cocktail

Source: Mixologist Jeffrey Naples



  • 1½ - 2 oz cognac
  • ¾ oz orange liqueur (or ½ fresh orange)
  • ½ - ¾ oz fresh lemon (about half of a lemon)
  • ½ - 1 oz beet and lemon verbena cordial (see recipe at bottom)


  • Add all ingredients and ice to shaker.
  • Rim the coupe glass with sugar (use lemon to run around the edge of the glass before dipping into sugar).
  • Strain the cocktail into glass.


Beet and Lemon Verbena Cordial Recipe

  • Slice 2 small red beets. Add to a hot pan.
  • Next, add in 5-6 sprigs of lemon verbena.
  • Cover with 1.5-2 cups of sugar.
  • Allow the mixture to break down over medium heat.
  • Then, add in water 1/4 cup at a time, up to 1 cup.
  • Allow the cordial to cool.

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