Cosmopolitan

By

SHARE

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
How to make… a Cosmopolitan

Perhaps the youngest of the classics coming on to the scene sometime in the late 1980’s. It has good credentials having been drunk by Material Girl Madonna and Carrie & Co in ‘Sex And The City’. More importantly the Cosmo was popularised by the great Dale DeGroff and was a one-time fave of Ms S.

Our Tips:
Although most recipes agree on the basics, there are a couple of things worth trying out. You can use any good quality vodka but we find that a citrus vodka adds a little more depth and interest. Some recipes call for a twist of lemon, others a wedge of lime. We prefer orange peel in our version to bring out the flavour of the Cointreau. By all means try to flame the orange peel but be warned: this takes a bit of practice and lots of confidence.

Ingredients:
2 ounces citrus vodka
1 ounce Cointreau
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1 ounce cranberry juice
Orange peel

Method:
Put all liquid ingredients in a shaker with plenty of ice and give a good shake. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Rim the glass with the orange peel and drop in, or, if you’re feeling brave, ‘flame’ the orange peel before dropping in.

The Cocktail Lovers

The Cocktail Lovers

The Cocktail Lovers are Mr G and Ms S, a man and a woman who share a passion for cocktails. (We also happen to be married, so we’re cocktail lovers in more ways than one…)

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER

Be the first to hear the latest news, get sneaky peeks inside upcoming issues of The Cocktail Lovers magazine, receive special offers and lots more. (And we promise we won’t share your details with anyone else).

To get the latest copy of our gorgeous print magazine just click on the cover!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

THE MAGAZINE

The Cocktail Lovers magazine is packed with features, fashion, food, travel, interviews, news, recipes – all written from a cocktail lover’s perspective. Published four times a year, take your pick from the luxurious print edition or get your fix in the page-turning digital format – either way, it couldn’t be easier to start a subscription or order back issues. And why keep all the cocktail goodness to yourself? Share the love by setting up a gift subscription. We ship pretty much everywhere in the world, so we’ve got you covered. Start your subscription today!

The_Cocktail_Lovers_Magazine_Issue_35_Cover
The_Cocktail_Lovers_Magazine_Issue_35_Cover

JOIN us!

Join us at The Cocktail Lovers and be the first to hear the latest news, get our new magazine and receive specials offers. (And we don’t share your details with anyone else.)