Easy Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipes

The cosmopolitan cocktail recipe is surrounded by dispute since no one really known who the creator of this drink is. Also referred to as the cosmo this cocktail is very simple to make. Below you will find easy cosmopolitan cocktail recipes with the help of which you can make this drink at home.
| Tuesday, February 01, 2011
The cosmopolitan cocktail has its own tale regarding its origins but the information we have at our disposal tells us that this drink became popular very quickly and soon found its way into New York. It was in the 1990’s that this cocktail drink gained immense popularity since women started ordering it more often after the launch of the television program “Sex and the City” where the character Carrie Bradshaw orders this cocktail when out with her girlfriends. This cocktail recipe includes vodka, cranberry juice, triple sec, lime juice or freshly squeezed lime and has other variations. If you love the smell and taste of this cocktail you can try out the cologne launched by Demeter Fragrance Library. This cologne is intended to smell just like the famous cocktail. With all the information here I hope you are now ready to read about some easy cosmopolitan cocktail recipes.

Easy Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Lemon Vodka - 1 shot
  • Cointreau - 2 shots
  • Orange Peel - 2 * 1 inches
  • Lime Juice - 2 shots
  • Orange Bitters
  • Lime Cordial
  • Cranberry Juice

Method:

  • First fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Now take the lime juice, cranberry juice, lime cordial, vodka, Cointreau and a dash of orange bitters and pour into the shaker. Next shake well and pour into a cocktail glass.
  • When that is done take the silver of the orange rind and twist at the ends in order to release the oil from the orange. Once that is done light the oil as it sprays out into the glass. Isn’t that different? Well! That is what a cosmopolitan cocktail is all about!

Fruity Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe

  • Vodka - 3 oz
  • Cranberry Juice - 1 oz
  • Chambord Raspberry Liqueur - 1 oz
  • Raspberry - 1 (for garnish)

Method:

  • In a shaker combine all the ingredients along with ice. Now take the mixture and carefully pour it into a chilled cocktail glass
  • When that is done slice the raspberry and use it as garnish.

Delicious Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe

  • Vodka ­- 1 ½ oz
  • Triple Sec ­­ - ¾ oz
  • Cranberry Juice - ¾ oz
  • Fresh Lime (cut into quarters)
  • Ice Cubes ­- 8 to 10 pieces

Method:

  • Begin by putting all the ingredients and the ice cubes into the shaker. Take a lime and squeeze out all the juice on top of the other ingredients and then shake well.
  • When that is done take a cold martini glass and pour the entire contents of the shaker into it. Now take a piece of lime and run it along the rim of the glass. Use this piece of lime again as garnish.

Intoxicating Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Vodka - 1 oz
  • Triple Sec - 1 oz
  • Cranberry Juice - 1 oz
  • Blood Orange Juice - 25 oz
  • Fresh Lime Juice - 5 oz

Method:

To make this cocktail recipe put all the ingredients listed above into a shaker and shake well. Once that is done strain the cocktail drink into a chilled cocktail glass and sip.

   
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