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Rum Sidecar

The Rum Sidecar, as you can probably guess, is basically a traditional Sidecar in which rum replaces cognac. But the alcohol ratios are a little different in the Rum Sidecar, and this one doesn’t call for a sugar-rimmed glass because the natural sweetness of the rum is enough.

Rum Sidecar in cocktail glass

This cocktail is of average strength, with two ounces of liquor in it, and is great for savoring during a nice after-dinner conversation or while reading a book on an evening in.


  • 1 ounce golden or white rum
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • 1 ounce lemon juice

Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a martini glass.