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two glasses of Sidecar cocktail with sugared rim, fresh orange slice garnish and bottle of Cognac in the background


The Sidecar is a classic sour cocktail with a long history. It is easy to make and features Cognac, orange liqueur, lemon juice.

Course Drinks
Keyword cognac, lemon juice, triple sec
Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 2 1/2 ounces Cognac
  • 1 ounce triple sec cointreau or grand mariner
  • 1 ounce lemon juice


  1. Add the Cognac, Cointreau, lemon juice and ice to a shaker.

  2. Shake well.

  3. Strain into a glass.

  4. Garnish and enjoy.