The Sidecar: Not many people know how to make a proper sidecar, so this one will really get your guests breaking out the Instagrams. Skrbina said despite debate over its place of origin, it was created somewhere in Europe around 1922, so if you happen to be having a Gatsby-themed soiree or a fancy European bash, this drink will fit in nicely. Ginger snaps and allspice give this libation its holiday twist. Ingredients 2 ounces cognac 1 ounce Grand Marnier 2 sliced, fresh peeled ginger or pickled ginger 2 strips orange peel dash maple syrup finely crushed ginger snaps Directions
In a shaker, add the cognac, Grand Mariner, fresh ginger and a dash of maple syrup. Shake, shake, shake and strain into your glass rimmed with crushed ginger snaps and garnish with an orange peel.
The most unusual option may be the Gingerbread Sidecar. Who makes their own sidecars, anyway?