New Recipe Pages: Irish Coffee and the Sidecar
An Irish Coffee is basically a Hot Toddy with coffee instead of water that is topped with a float of lightly whipped cream. It is enormously satisfying. The key to pulling it off is the floating of the cream. All of which is covered here:
Then we have the Sidecar, a 1920's classic comprised of cognac, Cointreau and lemon juice. It's a rare cocktail that straddles the fence between bright and refreshing, as well as stiff and spirit-forward. Is there any doubt as to why it's one of my all-time favorites? Also included on this page are three excellent Sidecar variations: the Champs Élysées, Between the Sheets and Champagne Sidecar.