Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Brandy Cocktails

K-Town Sidecar

A warmly spiced pineapple syrup adds extra dimension to an updated Sidecar.


  • 1 1/2 oz Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège cognac
  • 1/4 oz Giffard Crème de Pêche de Vigne liqueur
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Pineapple coriander allspice syrup*
  • 3 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • Garnish: Pineapple chunk, Pineapple leaf


  1. Add all the ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake.

  2. Double-strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass.

  3. Garnish with a pineapple chunk and pineapple leaf.

  4. *Pineapple coriander allspice syrup: Toast 1⁄2 tsp coriander and 1⁄4 tsp allspice in a sauce pan until fragrant, making sure not to burn. In a saucepan, bring 46 oz pineapple juice and 16 oz white sugar to a boil until the sugar has dissolved. Add the toasted spices to the pineapple syrup.