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 Sidecar
- 0.75 oz Cointreau
- 1.5 oz Rémy Martin VSOP cognac
- 0.75 oz fresh lemon juice
How to make the Sidecar
Step 1Combine all ingredients in a shaker and add ice.
Step 2Shake and strain into a sugar-rimmed cocktail glass.
Step 3Garnish with a lemon twist.