Ginger Sidecar

Ginger and maple syrup add new layers of flavor to a classic cocktail.

  • Yield: Makes 1
Ginger Sidecar

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2010

Ingredients

  • Sugar
  • 1 orange slice
  • 2 quarter-inch-thick slices peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 one-inch piece orange zest
  • 2 ounces brandy
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • Ice

Directions

  1. Place sugar on a plate. Run orange slice around the rim of a glass; rotate rim in sugar. Muddle ginger in a cocktail shaker. Add orange zest, brandy, Cointreau, lemon juice, maple syrup, and ice; shake. Strain into glass.

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