How to make a ‘Cosmopolitan’

A Cosmopolitan AKA Cosmo should be “….just barely pink—the colour of pink lemonade.” according to Huffsmith; his version of the drink has become the internationally standardised method.



  • Measure ingredients into a shaker
  • Fill shaker with fresh solid ice cubes
  • Shake vigorously for 10-12 seconds
  • Carefully open shaker and place Hawthorne strainer over the top
  • Gently strain into a pre-prepared glass, garnish and serve

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