Cocktail "Cosmopolitan"

Cocktail "Cosmopolitan"

One of the most popular cocktails, despite his young age (25 years), the creator of which - with you our contemporary Tobby Tsitstsini. Therefore, cocktail recipe, one might say, is written from the "horse's mouth". This cocktail is rightfully occupies a place in the list of classic cocktails in the IBA (International Bartenders Association).

For many people, the name of the cocktail at the hearing, even if they have never tried it. Why? Yes, because very often the name of his sounds in Hollywood films about him are legendary, according to one of which the creator of the cocktail "Cosmopolitan" was Cheryl Cook in Florida. She allegedly wanted to shake not only amazed everyone with his taste, but admired and their views. Just thought that vodka, which is part of the cocktail "Cosmopolitan" - a "Absolut Citron", although now it is successfully prepared with any other high-quality vodka. When making cocktails Cheryl Cook used the lemon juice and liqueur "triple sec", which has the flavor of an orange.

Tobby Tsitstsini little changed recipe cocktail "Cosmopolitan", taking for its high quality cooking liquor "Cointreau" and the juice of fresh lime.

How to make a cocktail "Cosmopolitan" in the original recipe:

  • be cooled cocktail glass using crushed ice;
  • Juice must be stirring, before being poured into a cocktail glass;
  • components are poured into a shaker in the following order: vodka, liqueur, juice;
  • cocktail glass decorated with a slice of lemon.

Cocktail "Cosmopolitan" at home


  • Vodka - 50 ml;
  • liqueur "Cointreau" or "triple sec" - 25 ml;
  • cranberry juice - 50 ml;
  • lemon juice - 25 ml.


We fill a cocktail glass with crushed ice. Just cool shaker, which will shake up a cocktail "Cosmopolitan". Shaker fill the ice by two-thirds.

Pour the bottom of the shaker with 50 ml of chilled vodka, 25 ml of cold liquor. Chilled juice stir, and add to the shaker in an amount of 50 ml. Is squeezed to the same 25 ml of lemon juice or lime. Beat in the cocktail shaker. Throw away the ice from a cocktail glass and pour it ready cocktail shaker - it, we should get exactly one portion.

Garnish glass with a slice of fruit, which is part of the cocktail. In this case, the lemon or lime.

How to cook cocktail "Cosmopolitan" - each bartender has its own recipe, and their opinion. The main thing is to comply with the technology of preparation and the desired result can be achieved by adjusting the proportions and different brands of alcoholic drinks and juices:

  • Choose the best natural juice, without impurities, poor quality juice cocktail spoil;
  • never replace lemon juice with lemon flavored syrups;
  • Use only high-quality spirits.

Well, a few recipes of how to make a cocktail "Cosmopolitan".

The head of the association of bartenders UK, Salvatore Calabrese, said that the cocktail "Cosmopolitan" should prepare for this recipe:


  • Vodka "Absolut" - 50 ml;
  • cranberry nectar - 10 ml;
  • lemon juice - 10 ml;
  • liqueur "Cointreau" - 10 ml.


Cocktail "Cosmopolitan"

As with the preparation of the classic version.

And drinking cocktail "Cosmopolitan", prepared according to this recipe is recommended rather quickly, because when heated it taste it significantly deteriorates.

So, now you know how to make a cocktail "Cosmopolitan" and imagine how you can change its proportions to the sweet and almost soft to gorchaschego and quite strong. Prepare cocktail "Cosmopolitan" for fun.

Fill a cocktail on a variety of reasons whilst the party will also help recipes "Pinakolada" and "Margarita" .

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