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How to Make a Between the Sheets Cocktail

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Apr 8, 2020 • 1 min read

The Between the Sheets is a smooth-drinking, citrusy cocktail similar to the Sidecar.



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What Is the Between the Sheets Cocktail?

The Between the Sheets cocktail is a derivative of another classic cocktail, the Sidecar. The Sidecar is made with cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice, while a Between the Sheets livens things up by adding a light rum into the mix.

Between the Sheets Cocktail Recipe

1 cocktail
Prep Time
4 min
Total Time
4 min


  • 1 ounce white rum (or a light rum)
  • 1 ounce cognac
  • 1 ounce triple sec orange liqueur
  • ½ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • Lemon peel
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes, pour all the liquid ingredients inside, and shake until chilled.
  2. Strain the drink into a chilled cocktail glass, like a coupe or Martini glass.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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