Sour Citrus Bliss

A delightful and refreshing classic, the Sour Citrus Bliss is a perfect balance of Cognac, orange liqueur, and fresh lemon juice. Shaken to perfection, this cocktail is ideal for any occasion, delivering a burst of citrusy goodness with every sip.

Sour Citrus Bliss

Sour Citrus Bliss is a classic, refreshing cocktail featuring Cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice, creating a perfect balance of flavors.

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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins


  • 2 ounces cognac
  • 1 ounce orange liqueur (such as Cointreau)
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 orange twist
  • Superfine sugar for rim (optional)


  1. If desired, sprinkle superfine sugar on a small plate. Moisten the rim of a coupe glass with water and then dip into the sugar to coat.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice. Fill the shaker with ice.
  3. Shake the mixture until well chilled, approximately 10 to 20 seconds.
  4. Strain the liquid into the prepared coupe glass.
  5. Garnish the cocktail with an orange twist.