- 1-ounce brandy
- 1-ounce rum
- 1/2-ounce Cointreau
- 4 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Simple syrup, to taste*
- Serving suggestion: Garnish with fresh pomegranate seeds or an orange twist
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker using simple syrup to sweeten to taste. Shake vigorously with ice. Pour into a chilled cocktail glass over ice.
*Cook's Note: sugar syrup is a solution of equal parts sugar and water that is cooked over low heat until clear, then boiled for about minute. Cool and store in a squeeze bottle and use to sweeten drinks, to taste.