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How To Make A Cosmopolitan Drink

by Nellie

This classic cosmopolitan drink recipe is easy to make and great for any occasion! Simple ingredients for an amazing cocktail!

What is a cosmopolitan cocktail? A cosmopolitan, or “cosmo”, is a cocktail made with vodka, cranberry juice, triple sec, and lime juice. It is typically served in a martini glass.

The cosmopolitan is a very popular drink, especially among women. It has been featured in many movies and television shows, such as Sex and the City.

Is the cosmo drink strong?

Yes, the cosmopolitan is a strong drink. It is made with vodka, which is a strong alcohol. The other ingredients in the drink, such as cranberry juice and triple sec, help to balance out the vodka and make it more palatable.

What are some variations of the cosmo cocktail?

There are many variations of the cosmopolitan cocktail. Some people like to add a splash of club soda or use different types of vodka, such as flavored vodka. You can also experiment with different juices, such as pomegranate juice or orange juice.

When was the cosmopolitan drink invented?

The cosmopolitan cocktail was invented in the 1970s. It became popular in the 1980s and has remained a popular drink ever since.

Is the cosmopolitan cocktail sweet?

Yes, the cosmopolitan cocktail is sweet. The cranberry juice and triple sec give it a sweetness that is balanced out by the lime juice.

What glass is a cosmopolitan served in?

A cosmopolitan is typically served in a martini glass. This type of glass has a long stem and is cone-shaped. It is also sometimes served in a champagne flute.

Is the cosmopolitan a “girly” drink?

The cosmopolitan has been associated with being a “girly” drink. This is likely because it is often ordered by women and is considered to be a sophisticated cocktail. However, anyone can enjoy a cosmopolitan!

What ingredients do you need for a cosmo drink?

2 Ounces Vodka
1 1/2 Ounces Orange Liquor (Triple Sec)
1 Tablespoon Lime Juice
1 Ounce Cranberry Juice
Ice Cubes
Lime Slices (garnish)

Enjoy the cosmopolitan cocktail recipe!

How To Make A Cosmopolitan Drink
Yield: 1 drink

How To Make A Cosmopolitan Drink

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Make this easy cosmopolitan drink right at home with minimal effort!


  • 2 Ounces Vodka
  • 1 1/2 Ounces Orange Liquor (Triple Sec)
  • 1 Tablespoon Lime Juice
  • 1 Ounce Cranberry Juice
  • Ice Cubes
  • Lime Slices (garnish)


  1. Add ice cubes into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Pour in the vodka & orange liquor.
  3. Squeeze in the lime juice.
  4. Top off with cranberry juice.
  5. Shake well. 
  6. Pour into a martini glass & garnish with a lime slice. 

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 297Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 6mgCarbohydrates 22gFiber 2gSugar 15gProtein 1g

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