This gentleman's cocktail is the antidote to blue monday.
2 oz brandy
1 oz Cointreau
1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
A bit of sugar for the rim (optional)
Optional: rub lemon juice on the rim of a cocktail glass and dip into some sugar. Combine brandy, Cointreau and lime juice in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain and pour into the chilled cocktail glass.