The classic Cosmopolitan


Can anyone ever order a Cosmopolitan without thinking about “Sex and the City”? Such is the impact of that show. The sharp tang of this drink is delicately balanced with the bitter sweetness of the cranberry, making it very easy on the palate.
Whilst it has suffered a little bit of a backlash from its “Sex and the City” days, it is still a celebrity of the cocktail world and like it or not, oozes glamorous sophistication. Imbibe the vodka-based drink when you are out with friends in an elegant Manhattan bar and pretend that you are Carrie Bradshaw. We won’t judge, promise.  

Main alcohol : vodka

Ingredients

Ice Cubes
1⅓ Parts Absolut Citron
⅔ Part Triple Sec
⅔ Part Lime Juice
⅔ Part Cranberry Juice
1 Twist Orange Peel

Preparation

Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add 1⅓ parts lemon vodka such as Absolut Citron. Add ⅔ part triple sec. Add ⅔ part lime juice. Add ⅔ part cranberry juice. Shake. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a twist of orange peel.

Drinkware : Cocktail Glass

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