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Cosmopolitan, or informally cosmo is one of the most popular cocktails nowadays. Let’s learn more about it!⁣  

It gained popularity in the 1990s by its frequent mention on the television program Sex and the City, where Sarah Jessica Parker’s character, Carrie Bradshaw, commonly ordered the drink when out with her girlfriends. The film adaptation made a reference to its popularity when Miranda asks why they stopped drinking them, Carrie replies “because everyone else started.” Check its recipe below:⁣ 


  • 40 ml Vodka Citron ⁣ 
  • 15 ml Cointreau ⁣ 
  • 15 ml Fresh Lime Juice ⁣ 
  • 30 ml Cranberry Juice⁣ 


Add all ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into large cocktail glass.⁣ 


Garnish with lemon twist.

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