Did you know that the Sidecar cocktail was created in 1920 at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris? Actually, the exact origin of the Sidecar is unclear, but it is thought to have been invented around the end of World War I in either London or Paris. Some credit the invention of the drink to an American Army captain in Paris — the drink was named after the motorcycle sidecar in which the captain was driven to and from the little bistro where the drink was supposedly born. This classic cocktail is a perfect balance between sweet and sour. Napa Valley Distillery makes its sidecar with California grape brandy, California curacao (orange-flavored brandy liqueur), lemon juice and bitters, aged in new American oak. Seasonal, and available now for $30 per bottle (which serves six).
0 0 Gabe Carlin https://oxbowpublicmarket.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Oxbow_Logo.png Gabe Carlin2013-09-26 21:01:312015-07-30 17:33:59Sidecar cocktail at Napa Valley Distillery