Chill a cocktail glass in the refrigerator. Cocktails taste best when chilled. Take it out when the sides appear frosted or when you done with preparing your cocktail When the cocktail is ready, wet the rims of this glass with lemon juice and place it upside down on a sugared plate.
In your cocktail shaker pour in the brandy, lemon juice and Cointreau. Top it up ice cubes or crushed ice. Close the lid carefully to avoid any spills. Shake hard with both hands until you get an even mixture.
Strain this mixture into the sugar rimmed cocktail glass. For garnishing use the lemon wedge. The green and yellow of the lemon will look marvelous against the golden of Sidecar cocktail .If available, peel orange skin and let it swim in the drink. Serve to the joy of the party.