Cosmopolitan

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Cosmopolitan - Vodka Cocktail

About The Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Our easy-to-make Cosmopolitan recipe proves that you don’t have to be on TV to drink a Cosmopolitan. According to Gary Regan’s research, the original Cosmopolitan was created by a South Beach bartender named Cheryl Cook. Eager to invent a new cocktail for the Martini glass, Cheryl riffed on the classic Kamikaze using a newly introduced citrus-flavored vodka plus a splash of cranberry juice. The rest is rose-hued history.

Ingredients in the The Cosmopolitan Cocktail

1.5 oz
Citrus vodka
.5 oz
Fresh lime juice
1 dash
Cranberry juice
 
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How to make The Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.

Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Garnish with a lime wedge.

Other Information

Watch Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford make a proper Cosmopolitan in our How to Cocktail video.

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Discussion

  • doctor_work_ac9fc posted 1 month ago

    I assume you mean cranberry juice cocktail and not cranberry juice, right? The latter is very sour and hard to find. This is a common mistake most cocktail sites make.

  • grace posted 2 years ago

    Bochanas with cranberry,pineapple,and ice


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