Flaming sidecar

Flaming sidecar

A fun and fiery take on this classic cocktail. 

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  • Makes1
  • CourseDrink
  • Prepare10 mins
  • Cook-
  • Total time10 mins


  • 30ml Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal, plus extra to serve
  • 15ml Cointreau, or other orange liqueur
  • ½ x 1 lime, juice only
  • 1 brown sugar cube
  • Ice cubes and long matches, to serve


  1. Stir or shake together the Rémy Martin, Cointreau or orange liqueur and lime juice. Fill a wide shallow glass with ice cubes and pour in the cocktail.

  2. Ensure the lime half is well squeezed out then place a sugar cube in the lime 'shell' and carefully fill with extra Rémy Martin. Place the lime on top of the ice ensuring it sits above the cocktail. Carefully ignite the sugar cube to serve.

  3. Extinguish the flame and allow the cocktail to cool before enjoying.

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