The first iconic Cointreau cocktail, the Sidecar, traces its heritage back to 1920s London. A perfect balance between Cointreau, Cognac, and lemon, the Sidecar is a classic that has endured generation after generation. The final touch of a sugared rim provides a perfect balance of sweet and sour.
Ingredients for cocktail Sidecar:
- 45 mL Rémy Martin VSOP cognac
- 25 mL Cointreau
- 25 mL Fresh Lemon Juice
How to make the cocktail
Step 1Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass.
Step 2Wet rim with lemon and press into sugar.
Step 3Shake vigorously with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.