Cosmopolitan Cocktail (Dale DeGroff's recipe)

Cosmopolitan Cocktail (Dale DeGroff's recipe) image

Serve in

a Martini glass...
fl oz Ketel One Citroen Vodka
½ fl oz Triple sec liqueur
1 fl oz Cranberry juice
¼ fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
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How to make:

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


Orange zest twist (flamed)


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


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."

Also see the origin and story behind the Cosmopolitan cocktail.


There are approximately 149 calories in one serving of Cosmopolitan Cocktail (Dale DeGroff's recipe).

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