The Cosmopolitan is a classic cocktail, and experienced a comeback after the release of «Sex and the City». This is a sweet and fresh vodka-based cocktail. But thanks to orange syrup and lemon juice, the strong taste of vodka is canceled out. the fruity Cosmopolitan is a best choice for modern women.
You will need (for one portion):
— vodka — 40 ml / 1.3 oz
— Triple Sec syrup (or liqueur) — 20 ml / 0.7 oz
— cranberry juice — 30 ml / 1 oz
— half of a lemon
— lemon slice
— ice cubes
— crushed ice
— martini glass
— ice tongs
— ice scoop
— ice bucket
— measuring cup
Fill the glass with crushed ice to cool it.
Fill the shaker with ice cubes.
Measure 40 ml / 1.3 oz of vodka with the jigger and pour it into the shaker.
Measure 20 ml / 0.7 oz of the Triple Sec syrup with the jigger and pour it into the shaker.
Put half of a lemon into the squeezer and press to release juice into the shaker.
Measure 30 ml / 1 oz of cranberry juice with the measuring cup and pour it into the shaker.
Lock the shaker and shake it well, holding it with both hands by the bottom and by the cap. You should hold very tight or the shaker may open!
Shake until the shaker has beads of sweat on the outside.
Pour the mix from the shaker into the glass.
Garnish with a lemon slice and a cocktail cherry.
The Cosmopolitan is complete!