Clove-Scented Sidecar
Photo: Jeffery Cross; Styling: Randy Mon
Yields Serves 2 Prep Time 10 mins
AuthorAmy Machnak,

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Mix 2 tbsp. sugar and ground cloves on a small plate. Rub one lemon chunk around the rims of two cocktail glasses. Turn rims in the clove sugar.

Step 2
2

Cut orange into two slices about 1/4 in. thick; cut slices in half. Put lemon chunks, orange slices, and 3 tbsp. sugar in a cocktail shaker. Using a wooden spoon, muddle together the fruit and sugar until fruit is broken up.

Step 3
3

Add about 1 cup ice and whiskey to cocktail shaker. With lid securely fastened, shake vigorously to blend, then strain into the sugared glasses. Garnish each with a whole clove.

Ingredients

 5 tablespoons sugar, divided
 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
 1 lemon, cut into chunks
 1 orange
  Ice
 1/2 cup whiskey
 2 whole cloves

Directions

Step 1
1

Mix 2 tbsp. sugar and ground cloves on a small plate. Rub one lemon chunk around the rims of two cocktail glasses. Turn rims in the clove sugar.

Step 2
2

Cut orange into two slices about 1/4 in. thick; cut slices in half. Put lemon chunks, orange slices, and 3 tbsp. sugar in a cocktail shaker. Using a wooden spoon, muddle together the fruit and sugar until fruit is broken up.

Step 3
3

Add about 1 cup ice and whiskey to cocktail shaker. With lid securely fastened, shake vigorously to blend, then strain into the sugared glasses. Garnish each with a whole clove.

Clove-Scented Sidecar