You must use very good ingredients. Since most martinis are pretty much straight alcohol, this is not the time for cheap vodka. Spend a couple extra dollars for the good stuff.
Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe
- 2 oz. vodka
- 1 oz. Cointreau
- 1 oz. cranberry juice
- 1 oz. Rose’s lime juice or 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
- 1 lime
Shake the ingredients in a shaker with cracked ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. An optional move is to frost the rim of the glass with sugar, à la the Sidecar. Another option is to add a dash of orange bitters, for an extra pop of flavor. Add a the slice of lime to the glass edge to garnish.