Sidecar Cocktail
1 cocktail
1 1/2 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 1/2 ounces Grand Marnier or Cointreau
1 1/2 ounces Cognac or good-quality brandy
sugar, for the rim
1 lemon twist, for garnish, plus a lemon wedge for rimming the glass
1. Add the lemon juice, Grand Marnier, and Cognac to a cocktail shaker.
2. Fill a cocktail shaker three-quarters full with ice. Cover and shake vigorously for about 15 to 20 seconds.
3. Rub the rim of a chilled chilled coupe with the lemon wedge and dip the rim of the glass in a plate dusted with granulated sugar. Strain the Sidecar mixture into the glass, and garnish with lemon twist.