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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

  • 3/4 oz Cointreau
  • 1 1/2 oz Rémy Martin VSOP cognac
  • 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice

How to make the Sidecar

  • Step 1

    Combine all ingredients in a shaker and add ice.

  • Step 2

    Shake and strain into a sugar-rimmed cocktail glass.

  • Step 3

    Garnish with a lemon twist.