Cosmopolitan
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Cosmopolitan
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.82 / 5
The origins of the Cosmopolitan are somewhat disputed. It is likely that the drink was created independently by different bartenders since the 1970s. It is generally recognised that John Caine ... more The origins of the Cosmopolitan are somewhat disputed. It is likely that the drink was created independently by different bartenders since the 1970s. It is generally recognised that John Caine brought the drink to San Francisco around 1987 from the Midwest. The same year in Manhattan, the internationally recognised version of the cocktail was created by Toby Cecchini, based on a poorly described version of Cheryl Cook's creation.

Microbadges

IBA Official Drink
15 key ingredients
Cocktail Of The Day
Invented
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(1930)
Base ingredient
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Lemon vodka
Garnish
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Lemon
Alcohol content
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22% | 2.2 units *
Details
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Easy
Classic
Shaken

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Lemon vodka cocktail ingredient
Lemon vodka
40 ml 1.35oz 4cl
Cointreau cocktail ingredient
Cointreau
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Lime juice cocktail ingredient
Lime juice
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Cranberry Juice cocktail ingredient
Cranberry Juice
30 ml 1oz 3cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with plenty of ice, and shake until the outside of the shaker becomes frosted
Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a twist of lemon peel before serving

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