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Citron Vodka, Cointreau, Cranberry, Lime

The embodiment of '90s urban chic.

Acrylic on canvas 50 x 100 cm / 19.6 x 39.2 in

Memory is the scribe of the soul.


The Cosmopolitan, that Flamingo pink elixir, didn't just become a cocktail; it became a symbol of an entire era. In the late '90s and early 2000s, this drink embodied the essence of a new wave of urban living. With its mix of vodka, Cointreau, cranberry juice, and a dash of lime, the Cosmo was more than a beverage; it was a statement of style and sophistication. 

The Cosmopolitan's ascent to fame can be largely attributed to its role in the popular TV show "Sex and the City." The glamorous urban lifestyle depicted on the show, coupled with the characters' fondness for sipping Cosmos in chic Manhattan locales, propelled the cocktail into pop culture stardom. It wasn't merely a beverage; it represented the promise of fashionable nights out, rooftop soirées, and the pursuit of the perfect metropolitan experience.

Even today, the Cosmopolitan remains a beloved symbol of that bygone era, evoking a sense of nostalgia and sophistication with each sip. It's more than a drink; it's a liquid time capsule that encapsulates the spirit of a remarkable time in our history.


0.25oz / 7.5ml Fresh lime juice

1.0oz / 30ml Cranberry juice

0.5oz / 15ml Cointreau

1.5oz / 45ml Citron Vodka

Flamed orange coin

Prepare an orange coin garnish. Chill a coupe and put it to one side. Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Shake for 10 seconds. Open and dip taste. Discard the cubed ice from the coupe. Fine strain. Flame the orange oils over the top of the cocktail and position on top.