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Get Carrie'd Away for National Cosmopolitan Day

May 7, 2014 By: Mary-Kate Dunphy


Sex in the City fans rejoice because today is National Cosmopolitan Day! The Cosmo is one of the trendiest and yet easy to make cocktails there is. Sipping on a cosmopolitan can make any girl feel like she’s in New York City talking designer shoes with Carrie Bradshaw herself so give the ladies what they want and serve some pink drinks in honor of National Cosmopolitan Day!

The Cosmo was named after the infamous Cosmopolitan Magazine so it embodies all things fashionable.  Originally made up of vodka, lime and cranberry juices, there are now countless variations of this classic cocktail. We have compiled a few different cosmopolitan recipes so that you can impress your female guests with your overwhelming sophistication.

The Cosmopolitan
Created by Gary Regan

1.5 oz. Citrus vodka
1 oz
. Cointreau
.5 oz. Fresh lime juice
1 or 2 dashes Cranberry juice

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Cosmopolitan


The French Cosmo
Created by Joe Reiser, Woo Lae Oak, Los Angeles

3 oz. Pineapple Juice
1 1/2 oz. Vodka
1/2 oz. Cassis

Shake all the ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled stemmed glass. Garnish with pineapple slice or float a leaf from the fruit drink.

French Cosmo


Cotton Candy Cosmo
Created by SKYY

1/2 oz. X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
1 1/2 oz. SKYY Vodka
1 oz. Cranberry Juice
Small Tuft (about 1/2 oz) Pink Cotton Candy

Place cotton candy in a martini glass. Pour other contents in the shaker with ice and shake until well chilled.  Pour over the cotton candy.

Cotton Candy Cosmo

 


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