Between the Sheets 3cl brandy 3cl Cointreau 3cl light rum dash fresh lemon juice Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice.
It is not quite as bitter as some true triple sec liqueurs, such as the ever-popular French drink Cointreau.
Cointreau is on the opposite end of the scale from some cheaper triple sec liqueurs since it is more expensive, has about twice the alcohol volume, and is extremely bitter on its own.
Impress your friends by imparting the 150-year history of Cointreau over drinks, and laugh at them when they pronounce it "coin-TRUE".
There are variations of this cocktail that use white cranberry juice instead of red, or blue curacao or Cointreau instead of triple sec; however, the original beverage is still the most popular.