Besides being the go-to drink of a certain Carrie Bradshaw, the Cosmopolitan has quite a spotty history. Many bartenders argue about the origin of this citrus sip, but they can all agree it originated sometime during the 1970s.
Regardless of the history, it's no secret that this citrusy cocktail has a special place in alcohol history. From bars to pop culture, the Cosmo has been inspiring our favorite T.V characters and bartenders to create their own versions of the popular drink.
Cosmos are great because it is a tasty drink with a flavor that cools the senses without overpowering them. Thanks to the subtle flavor, it's simple to create a more unique Cosmo by experimenting with different mixers and flavors. If you're thinking about creating your own signature cocktail for your suaree, you may want to consider starting with a Cosmo base for a light and refreshing flavor.
And yes, Cosmos are seen as a primarily girly drink so why not combine the magic of this pretty sip with a few of your favorite gal pals for a night of cocktails, gossip, and delicious finger foods?! That pink drink in your hand will seem less like a cocktail and more like a glass of giggles while enjoying your favorite chick flicks with your bestie and munching on our favorite on-a-stick bites.
Whether just a slight twist on ingredients or a full-blown Cosmo fusion recipe, our Top 5 Cosmo Cocktail Recipes below are simply delicious.
This classic Cosmo recipe is a surefire hit for any soiree. This super girly drink will definitely delight your girlfriends and have everyone feel like her favorite New York Fashionista! Read More
Put a spin on the classic Cosmo with succulent strawberries. Be sure to cut one lengthwise and stick it on the cocktail glass for guests to munch on. The perfect sweet summer sip! Read More
This citrusy take on the cosmo is refreshing and combines sweet and tart flavors. This is a great version to serve in the summer, when citrus is ripe super fresh! Read More
Transport yourself to an island oasis with this fruity drink that will have you dreaming of sun, surf, and sand. Sand and blue beaches not included. Read More
Blue Curacao transforms standard Cosmos from basic to brilliant. Guests will get a kick out of this beautiful, island-themed color. Read More