1 1⁄4 oz Cognac, Courvoisier (VS)
1⁄2 oz Calvados
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
1⁄2 oz Simple syrup
1⁄4 oz Pineapple juice
1⁄4 oz Herbal liqueur, Green Chartreuse
1 twst Lemon peel (expressed)

Shake, strain, straight up, cocktail glass half-rimmed with sugar, express lemon peel, garnish.

Cocktail summary
Posted by Dan on 3/23/2011
Created by
Audrey Saunders, Pegu Club, New York, NY
Is an
authentic recipe
5 stars
4 stars
(23 ratings)
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  • I went in expecting to love this one but it struck me as overworked and overly sweet.
  • 20200112 G.B. Fookes VSOP Champagne Cognac, Chateau du Breuil Calvados Pays d'Auge, Cointreau — ★★★★★
  • need to try
  • 1/15/18: Had to substitute Lairds bonded apple brandy and PF dry curaçao. Would reduce simple syrup next time. Might try Benedictine in place of the Chartreuse, similar to the Honeymoon.
  • Outstanding -- nice and refreshing but also complex -- the interplay of the cognac, calvados, and chartreuse is like an oblique curve that delivers you to the pineapple and lemon.
  • Actually better than a sidecar — ★★★★
  • Subbed pineapple syrup for pineapple juice and simple. Phenomenally delicious.
  • Deliciously complex and deep. Nicely balanced. Made with orange sub'd for pineapple. — ★★★★
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REALLY good. Was tempted to dock half a star due to labor intensity, but couldn't do it. ✯✯✯✯✯