Mar 022012

Feeling a bit libidinous this weekend? Perhaps a “Between the Sheets” is in order. Said to be originated in Paris during the 1930s, this popular drink is a variation of the Sidecar. Here are the ingredients:

One ounce Brandy

One ounce Lemon juice

One ounce Triple Sec

One ounce Light Rum


Combine brandy, light rum, triple sec, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

If you’d like a fruitier alternative, you can substitute peach schnapps for the brandy.


A special shout-out to Brian D. Murphy’s See, Mix, Drink: A Refreshingly Simple Guide to Crafting the World’s Most Popular Cocktails.

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