Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe

The Cosmopolitan cocktail is one of the prettiest and more popular cocktails that you will find at a bar. It is made with vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and freshly squeezed lime juice and is a drink that is easy to make yourself.

The cosmopolitan cocktail or informally the cosmo is a modern America cocktail creation. The exact origin is unknown however it gained popularity in the 1990’s and is mentioned frequently on the television show Sex and the City.

Cosmopolitan Cocktail Drink

Cosmopolitan Cocktail Ingredients


  • Cocktail Glass
  • Cocktail Shaker

Making the Cosmopolitan Cocktail

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Notes & Tips

– Garnish with a wedge of a lime or with a slither of orange peel.
– The drink should be a frothy bright pink colour.
– Citrus flavored vodka can be used to give the cosmo a kick but traditionally unflavoured vodka is used.
– A virgin (alcohol free) Cosmopolitan can be made by replacing the Vodka and Triple Sec with orange juice and pink lemonade making it a delicious treat and fancy treat for the kids.

The Cosmopolitan, also known as a "Cosmo," is a classic cocktail that rose to popularity in the 1990s.

It is made with vodka, cranberry juice, triple sec, and lime juice, shaken with ice and strained into a martini glass.

The cocktail's signature pink hue and tangy-sweet taste make it a popular choice for social gatherings and events. The Cosmopolitan's flavor profile is bright and refreshing, with the tartness of the cranberry juice balancing the sweetness of the triple sec and lime juice, and the vodka adding a smooth and boozy kick.

The cocktail is often served with a twist of orange peel as a garnish, adding a touch of citrus aroma and flavor.

The Cosmopolitan is a timeless and sophisticated cocktail that has stood the test of time and is still enjoyed by cocktail enthusiasts today.

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