Cosmopolitan Cocktail (Dale DeGroff's recipe)

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Ingredients

Barware

Martini
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

149 Calories

Styles & Flavours

Bartender

Cosmopolitan Cocktail (Dale DeGroff's recipe) image

Serve in

Martini

Garnish:

Orange zest twist (flamed)

How to make:

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

1 12 fl oz Ketel One Citroen vodka
12 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40%)
1 fl oz Cranberry juice
14 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
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Our comment:

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

History:

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.

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