Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe

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Step 1

Get your ingredients ready:

  • Vodka - we recommend Absolut
  • Orange Liquor - we recommend Cointreau
  • Cranberry Juice - we recommend Britvic
  • 1 Fresh Lime
Cosmo cocktail ingredients

Step 2

Chill a martini glass with ice and water.  We recommend these beauties from John Lewis.

Cosmo chilled cocktail glass


Step 3

Combine over ice in a cocktail shaker:

  • 50ml Vodka
  • 15ml Orange Liquor
  • 75ml Cranberry juice

Cosmo cocktail


Step 4

Squeeze the juice from half a lime into the shaker.

Cosmo cocktail


Step 5

Remove the ice and water from the cocktail glass - you now have a chilled glass ready for your cocktail!

Cosmo cocktail


Step 6

Shake the ingredients hard for around 15 seconds, then strain into the chilled martini glass.

Cosmo cocktail


Step 7

Using a sharp knife or a veg peeler, remove a long wide piece of the orange peel. 

Cosmo cocktail

Step 8

Trim into a rectangle using a knife, and then twist the over the top of the glass to allow the oils to spray not the surface of the cocktail. 

Cosmo cocktail


Step 8

Wrap the peel around a chopstick (or any round utensil) it to form an elegant spiral, then float on the cocktail and enjoy!

Cosmo Cocktail


Step 9

Enjoy your classic Cosmo!

Cosmo Cocktail


Step 10

Save yourself the hassle and order a Cosmo box from Cocktail Crates!

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