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Added: 4th June 2020



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The Cosmopolitan, also known as the "Cosmo," is a cocktail that is made with vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and lime juice. The origins of this cocktail are not entirely clear, but it is believed to have first become popular in the 1980s and 1990s. Some sources attribute the creation of the drink to the gay community in New York City, while others suggest that it was first created in Miami. The drink is typically made by shaking vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and lime juice together with ice, and then straining it into a chilled cocktail glass. The traditional garnish is a twist of lime peel. The Cosmopolitan became popular in the United States during the 1990s, particularly among young women, and it was often associated with the television show "Sex and the City" in which the main character, Carrie Bradshaw, frequently ordered the drink. The Cosmo's popularity has waned in recent years, but it still remains a popular drink among some and it is considered a classic cocktail that's perfect for any occasion, particularly as a summer drink. The Cosmopolitan is a versatile drink that can be made with different types of vodka and variations on the recipe have been created over the years.