The rise of Cosmopolitan marked the return of premium and fresh ingredients to the cocktail glass. Trending cocktail recipes come and go, but this pink blushed beauty holds court as one of the most revered modern Cointreau classics.
Ingredients for The Cosmopolitan
- 0.75 oz Cointreau orange liqueur
- 2 oz vodka
- 0.25 oz cranberry juice
- 0.75 oz fresh lime juice
- 0.5 oz simple syrup (optional)
How to make the Cosmopolitan Cocktail
Step 1Combine Cointreau, vodka, cranberry juice, and fresh lime juice in a shaker.
Step 2Add ice and shake until chilled. Strain into martini glass.
Step 3Garnish with an orange peel.