Hennessy XO Dried Apricot Sidecar (Courtesy Jordan Bushell) from Top 6 Cutting-Edge Cocktails Spotted at Tales of the Cocktail Slideshow

Top 6 Cutting-Edge Cocktails Spotted at Tales of the Cocktail Slideshow

Fred Plunkett
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Hennessy XO Dried Apricot Sidecar (Courtesy Jordan Bushell)

This clever Sidecar twist was served at the Hennessy Paradis Imperial Dinner, held at sleek New Orleans eatery, Saint Marie, on July 18. Created by Canadian bartender Jordan Bushell (pictured), it features the famous cognac — this time infused with lovely dried apricots — and a hint of crème de peche.


2 ounces Hennessy infused with dried apricot

1 ounce lemon juice

¼ ounces crème de peche

¼ ounces simple syrup

Dash lemon bitters                                                                                                          


Combine ingredients, serve in coupette.