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Cosmopolitan

There are some – a very few – cocktails that define a decade. And the Cosmopolitan, a hot pink, pleasantly sharp cocktail served in the iconic martini glass, was the essence of the 1990s. Here's our perfect version.

Ingredients

Serves:

1

  • 50mlVodka

  • 25mlOrange Liqueur

  • 12mlCranberry Juice

  • 12mlLime juice

  • 1sprinkleOrange zest

3 units of alcohol per serve

Equipment

  • 1 x Margarita Glass

  • 1 x Cocktail Shaker

  • 1 x Jigger

  • 1 x Strainer

Method

  • Ice

    Fill your shaker 3/4 full with cubed ice.

  • Pour

    Add vodka, orange liqueur, lime and Cranberry juice into the shaker.

  • Mix

    Shake vigorously for 10 seconds until cold.

  • Garnish

    Strain into a martini glass and garnish with the orange zest.

  • Grab a bite

    Get some grub in before or while you’re drinking – it slows alcohol absorption.

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