The Sidecar cocktail

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This is a classic cognac cocktail, first published in 1922, that's a great entry point for someone who would like to get into brandy.


1 1/2 oz. Hennessy Very Special Cognac
3/4 oz. Cointreau
3/4 oz. lemon juice

Pour orange liqueur, lemon juice, and Hennessy cognac into a mixing glass.

Shake well with ice and strain into a martini or coupe glass with a sugared rim.

Garnish with an orange peel.