How to Make the Cosmopolitan Drink

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Items you will need

  • 1-1/2 oz. vodka
  • 3/4 oz. triple sec
  • 3/4 oz. cranberry juice
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Cocktail glass
  • Strainer

The Cosmopolitan is among the easiest drinks to make. The drink has been around for some time, but got a little more famous thanks to "Sex and the City." The main character mentioned it was her favorite drink, and the Cosmo became a trendy drink.

Step 1

Fill the cocktail shaker half way full with ice cubes.

Step 2

Add the ingredients in no particular order and shake well.

Step 3

Strain the drink into a cocktail glass.

Step 4

Garnish the drink with a wedge of lime.

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