Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Classic Cocktail Recipes: Cosmopolitan

The taste of a classic Cosmopolitan cocktail brings back many memories (some good and maybe some not so good) for most people. Here's one of our favourite recipes on how to make this classic crowd-pleasing cocktail... 



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Ingredients:

  • Crushed ice, to serve
  • 2 shots (60ml) vodka
  • 1 shot (30ml) Cointreau
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) cranberry juice


Shake ingredients in the stylish Gentlemen's Hardware Cocktail Shaker


Method:

1. Place crushed ice in a martini glass
2. In a cocktail shaker, shake vodka, Cointreau, lime and cranberry juice to combine. 
3. Strain contents into the martini glass with ice
3. Serve and enjoy immediately

Serving tip: Garnish with a wedge of lime on the side of glass, a curly shaving of orange rind (placed over the glass rim), or a sprig of mint. 

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