Cosmopolitan, Cocktail of the Week

Cosmopolitan

Ah, the Cosmopolitan that most fancy of cocktails that just can’t seem to  hold the cachet of the Manhattan…  Made famous by HBO’s Sex and the City.  The Cosmopolitan is the drink that is always reaching for respectability but never quite capable of escaping it’s humble origins as a twist on the Cape Codder.

Cosmopolitan
The ingredients

Cosmopolitan

  • 1 1/2 oz. citrus vodka
  • 1 oz. triple sec
  • 1/2 oz. lime juice
  • 2 to 3 dashes of cranberry juice

Add all to shaker. Fill shaker with ice. Shake. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lime wheel.

Cosmopolitan

Boozy. So boozy. burny.