Between the Sheets Recipe

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Between the Sheets

  • Author: Ingrid Visockiene
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Serving 1x


A Sidecar with attitude, the Between the Sheets cocktail is a tantalising blend of spirits, citrus and orange liqueur that dates back to the prohibition era.

With smooth brandy and crisp white rum combined with lemon juice and the triple sec, this Between the Sheets recipe is both seductive and potent.


  • 1 oz or 30 ml Brandy (or Cognac)
  • 1 oz or 30 ml White Rum
  • 1 oz or 30 ml Triple Sec
  • 1/2 oz or 15 ml of Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 oz or 7.5 ml sugar syrup (optional)
  • Ice


  1. Prep: Fill a shaker with ice.
  2. Combine: Add the brandy, white rum, triple sec, and lemon juice.
  3. Mix: Shake well until the mixture is chilled.
  4. Serve: Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish: A lemon twist is perfect.


The Between the Sheets cocktail is believed to have originated during the prohibition, offering a spirited escape with its alluring mix of spirits. 

Its name hints at the playful and possibly risqué origins of this tipple, making it a favourite among those who appreciate cocktail history and a cheeky story.

  • Prep Time: 2 Minutes
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Cuisine: Cocktail


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 185
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 0g

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