Cosmopolitan - Very Dry
Makes 1 drink. Martini shaker will hold 3–4 drinks depending on size.
- Ice cubes
- 1 1/2 oz vodka (use regular or lemon flavored)
- 1 oz Cointreau (can use triple second preferred)
- 1 oz cranberry juice
- 3 t freshly squeezed lime or lemon juice or both (less if too tart)
- Long thin piece of orange zest (optional)
Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add vokda, Cointreau, cranberry & lime juice. Cover & shake vigorously to combine & chill. Strain the Cosmo onto a chilled martini glass. Twist orang get zest over the drink & serve.
The drink can also be stirred in a pitcher.