A Cosmopolitan cocktail adopts just that in attitude by mixing alcohol with alcohol and topping up with just a dash of juice. If you want to intoxify your guests then this is the one to serve up! Short and strong, small sips are recommended to avoid peaking too early in a room spinning, dizzy head, hazy eyes drunken disaster!

Yield: 1 cocktail

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 60ml or 2 oz vodka
  • 15ml or 0.5 oz triple sec
  • 30ml or 1 oz cranberry juice
  • Approx 15ml or 0.5 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 orange peel twist Ice

Instructions:

  1. Throw a load of ice into a cocktail shaker
  2. Pour in the vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice and lime.
  3. Shake it up vigorously for a good 20 seconds. The metallic outside should frost up a bit. Remember to hold onto the lid and make sure the unit is secure to avoid a sticky, liquid disaster!
  4. Strain into a cosmopolitan style glass or martini glass
  5. Prepare your long orange peel over the top of the glass in the hope that any zesty spurts will end up in the Cosmopolitan drink and add a little zing to the flavour.
  6. Position peel artistically around the rim and serve!

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