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The Cosmopolitan

Strength
(18°)
Difficulty
Taste
  • Sweet
  • Dry

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.

Strength
(18°)
Difficulty
Taste
  • Fruity
  • Refreshing

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 1

    Combine Cointreau, vodka, cranberry juice, and fresh lime juice in a shaker.
  • Step 2

    Add ice and shake until chilled. Strain into martini glass.
  • Step 3

    Garnish with an orange peel.