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Citrus Sidecar

This powerful cocktail isn't for lightweights or the citrus-shy.

Sunset FEBRUARY 2011

  • Yield: Serves 1
  • Total:5 Minutes


  • 1 tangerine wedge
  • Sugar for coating glass rims
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tangerine juice
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon (preferably small-batch)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons triple sec
  • Tangerine twist for garnish


1. Rub the rim of a chilled cocktail glass with a tangerine wedge. Spoon a thin layer of sugar onto a small plate and gently twist the rim in the sugar to coat.

2. Put remaining ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, then shake for 15 seconds. Strain into glass and garnish with a twist.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 202
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Protein: 0.3g
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 15g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Sodium: 1.1mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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