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Cosmopolitan Cocktail (Dale DeGroff's recipe)

Cosmopolitan Cocktail (Dale DeGroff's recipe) image

Glass:
Martini

Garnish:
Orange zest twist (flamed)

We Say...

shot Ketel One Citroen
½ shot Triple sec liqueur
1 shot Cranberry juice
¼ shot Freshly squeezed lime juice

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How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

Comment:

This is the definitive Cosmo recipe from the man most associated with the drinks development and popularity.

Origin:

This recipe is from Dale's 2002 'The Craft of the Cocktail' where he also explains that while he did not invent the Cosmopolitan, in his own words, "What I did do was popularize a definitive recipe that became widely accepted as the standard."

For information on the origin of the Cosmopolitan and numerous other Cosmo recipes, please see our Cosmopolitan Cocktail encyclopedia entry.

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