Cosmopolitan Cocktail (Dale DeGroff's recipe)

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Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist (flamed)

How to make:

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

1 1/2 fl oz Ketel One Citroen Vodka
1/2 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40%)
1 fl oz Cranberry juice (sweetened)
1/4 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

This is the definitive Cosmo recipe from the man most associated with the drink's development and popularity.

History:

This recipe is from Dale DeGroff'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."
Cosmopolitan cocktail history and development

Nutrition:

One serving of Cosmopolitan Cocktail (Dale DeGroff's recipe) contains 149 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 19.85% alc./vol. (39.7° proof)
  • 19.4 grams of pure alcohol
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