Between the Sheets
A old Sidecar riff and an early example of the suggestive cocktail name (Sex on the Beach anyone?). But in this case it is done in a charmingly old-timey manner, and it doesn't hurt that the drink is pretty darn good too.
The Between the Sheets is stiff, refreshing and, with the addition of white rum, a little lighter than its more famous brethren. Altogether, as the name suggests, it is very pleasurable.
1 oz cognac
1 oz white rum
½ oz Cointreau - or another high quality orange liqueur.
½ oz lemon juice
¼ oz simple syrup
Combine all ingredients in a shaker, fill with ice. Shake for 8-10 seconds and strain into a chilled coupe or martini glass. Garnish with an expressed orange peel.
If you make a Between the Sheets, let me see!
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