Sour Delight Sidecar

A classic sour cocktail, the Sour Delight Sidecar features Cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice shaken together. It's a timeless drink that balances the richness of the Cognac with the brightness of citrus and the sweetness of orange liqueur. Perfect for any occasion, this cocktail is a must-try for those who appreciate a well-balanced and flavorful drink.

Sour Delight Sidecar

A classic Sour Delight Sidecar cocktail featuring Cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice, perfect for any occasion.

4.72 from 52 votes
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, pour superfine sugar on a small plate. Dip the rim of a coupe glass in water and then in the sugar to coat.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, mix the cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice. Fill with ice.
  3. Shake until well chilled, about 10 to 20 seconds.
  4. Strain into the coupe glass.
  5. Garnish with an orange twist.