Italian Sidecar

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Italian Sidecar
The recipe for this rich twist on a traditional sidecar comes from the Portland, Oregon, distillery Stone Barn Brandyworks. See the recipe for the Italian Sidecar »Helen Rosner

Nocino, the sweet Italian-style spirit infused with green walnuts and spices, is traditionally sipped as a digestif on its own after a meal. But with the rise in popularity of Italian liqueurs, more bartenders are mixing it into modern concoctions. The recipe for this rich, nocino-infused twist on a traditional sidecar comes from the Portland, Oregon, distillery Stone Barn Brandyworks. It first appeared in our June/July 2014 issue with the story "Summer Nectar."

Italian Sidecar
The recipe for this rich twist on a traditional sidecar comes from the Portland, Oregon, distillery Stone Barn Brandyworks.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. brandy
  • 34 oz. Nocino
  • 12 oz. Cointreau
  • 12 oz. lemon juice
  • Lemon slice, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine brandy, nocino, Cointreau, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass; garnish with lemon slice.