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About the Recipe

The Cosmopolitan's origins can be traced back to the 1970s, with competing claims for its invention. Most notably, bartender Toby Cecchini is credited with reviving the Cosmo in the late 1980s at The Odeon in New York City. A combination of premium ingredients and striking pink hue propelled the cocktail to fame during the 1990s, making it a symbol of urban sophistication and chic.

Indulge in the timeless allure of our Cosmopolitan at Outpost, an iconic cocktail that epitomises sophistication and elegance. Crafted with premium vodka, Cointreau, cranberry juice, and a hint of tangy lime, this libation offers a delightful balance of flavours that leaves a lasting impression.


- 35 ml premium vodka

- 15 ml Cointreau (orange liqueur)

- 35 ml cranberry juice

- 20 ml freshly squeezed lime juice

- Lime wheel (for garnish)

- Ice cubes


  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes, ensuring the ideal chill for your Cosmopolitan.

  • Pour 35 ml of premium Citron vodka into the shaker, setting the foundation for a smooth and refined base.

  • Follow with 15 ml of Cointreau, infusing the cocktail with a delightful burst of orange essence.

  • Add 35 ml of cranberry juice, lending a vibrant pink hue and a touch of sweetness.

  • Squeeze in 20 ml of freshly squeezed lime juice, adding a zesty tang that elevates the cocktail's complexity.

  • Vigorously shake the ingredients until the shaker is frosty, allowing the flavours to meld together harmoniously.

  • Strain the Cosmopolitan into a chilled martini glass, showcasing its chic presentation.

  • Garnish with a lime wheel, offering a visual appeal and a hint of citrus aroma with each sip.

Cosmopolitan is a symbol of timeless elegance and urban chic. At Outpost, we take pride in crafting this classic libation with attention to detail, ensuring every sip captures the essence of cosmopolitan allure.

Join us in raising a glass to the Cosmopolitan - a glamorous classic with a touch of citrus zing. Let its exquisite flavours and stylish presentation transport you to a world of sophistication and luxury. Cheers to celebrating the legacy of the Cosmo and creating cherished memories with every elegant sip.

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