Cognac and Fresh Lemon Cocktail

Cognac and Fresh Lemon Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

Rich-flavored cognac is paired with the bright and citrusy taste of fresh lemon juice to create this well-balanced cocktail.


  • 1-1/2 ounces cognac
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1 barspoon simple syrup
  • lemon peel twist to garnish


  1. Pre-chill a cocktail glass by placing it into the freezer for 5 minutes.
  2. Place all of the ingredients, except for the lemon twist, into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  3. Vigorously shake the mixture for 35 seconds and then strain into the chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish the drink with the lemon zest twist and then serve immediately.

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