Basics in Preparing a Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe

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A cosmopolitan cocktail recipe is a favorite. While its recent fame can be credited to exposure from the famous television series Sex and the City, most of the favors the drink continually gains are from its great tasting character. Every bartender knows what makes a great cosmo. As a matter of fact, you can expect bartenders to have perfected the art of making acosmo.If you have an upcoming party to host, including a cosmopolitan cocktail recipe in the drinks you will serve will be a great plus.Now if you are anxious about how you can quench your guest’s thirst with a cosmo, chill out and follow this simple guide on making your very own cosmopolitan cocktail recipe.
Simple Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe
Gather the following ingredients from the bar:3 tablespoons vodka
2 tablespoon tri sec
2 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon cranberry juice
1/4 wedge of orangeBe sure to choose premium to middle class vodka for making a cosmo.
The same should be followed in choosing a tri sec to use in the recipe. Try not to compromise drink’s quality. Remember that every bottle of spirit is an investment for you and your guests to gain satisfaction at every shot. The cranberry juice’s role in the preparation of a cosmopolitan cocktail recipe is mainly to give the drink a tint so be sure that the cranberry juice will not dilute the taste of the main ingredients.
Start making your cosmo by chilling a martini glass in the freezer or in a portable chiller. While your glass is being chilled, take a cocktail shaker and put ice on it. Then combine the vodka, tri sec, lime juice and the cranberry juice in the shaker. Shake the ingredients vigorously. Take your chilled martini glass and pour the mix on it. Gently squeeze the orange wedge. Run it on the rim of your martini glass and drop it on the glass.

Since you have vodka as a main ingredient in the cosmopolitan cocktail recipe, you can always be creative with you cosmoyou will prepare and serve. There are many versions for a cosmo. For instance, you can use lemon vodka so you can skip the lime juice and just stick with the other ingredients. You can also replace the cranberry juice with blue curacao so thecosmo’s traditional red color will be blue. In case a shaker is not available, you can combine your ingredients in a mixing glass and stir it. Vodka offers you a lot of choices as far as preparing a cosmo is concerned so, leverage it.

The important things that remain constant when making cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipes is to serve the drink in chilled glasses and of course of be mindful of choosing the best  ingredients that you can have. This will give you great cosmo drinks without hurting your pocket.

How To Make Martini Easy


   1 tsp. Earl Greyish tea leaves
    2 (1.5 liquid ounce) jiggers gin
    white-colored glucose, for rimming
    1 (1.5 liquid ounce) jigger clean orange juice
    1 pitching wedge lemon
    2 liquid oz. easy syrup


  1. Shake over the tea plants over the gin in a small glass, and set aside to steep for 2 hours.
  2. Add 1/4 to 1/2 inches of white glucose onto a small, superficial menu. Dampen the wheels of 2 martini eyeglasses with a pitching wedge of orange, dip the moistened eyeglasses into the sugar; set aside.
  3. Strain the combined gin, freshly squeezed orange juice, and simple syrup into a mixture shaker over ice. Cover, and move until the outside of the shaker has frosted. Stress into the rimmed eyeglasses to provide.

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