St. Paul Sidecar


by Rich Trippler, Bartender & Mixologist
at Bleu Restaurant & Wine Bar



  1. Combine all of the above in a shaker with ice.
  2. Strain and serve straight up in a chilled martini glass. Sugar rim if desired.
  3. If you want to get really fancy you could skewer a few blackberries for garnish.

Quick Notes

If you’ve never spent any significant time in small-town Minnesota, you need to know the only thing Minnesotans like better than schnapps is blackberry brandy. And they drink it ice cold. Every church-going PTA member in small town Minnesota has a bottle of blackberry brandy in their house somewhere, and most likely it’s in their freezer. Even though its served chilled this drink will warm you from the core.