1 1⁄2 oz Cognac
1⁄2 oz Orgeat
1⁄2 oz Curaçao
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
1 twst Lemon peel (As garnish)
1 part Sugar (For rimming the glass)

Shake with ice, strain into a sugar-rimmed cocktail coupe, and garnish with a lemon twist.


I pondered the orgeat-curaçao duo in the classic Mai Tai, and this combination led me to make a mashup drink. For a base spirit, I considered Cognac, and the 1862 orgeat and bitters Japanese Cocktail came to mind for the former ingredient, and curaçao and lemon Sidecar sprung into my head for the latter. For a name, I dubbed this one the Saidoka as the Japanese word for the motorcycle accessory.

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Picture of Saidoka
FRY 2020
Posted by yarm on 6/13/2020
Created by
Frederic Yarm, Boston, MA
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