Sex and the City drinks
Sex and the City is credited with launching the Cosmopolitan craze, so its not surprising that the new Sex and the City movie, which releases in local theaters tomorrow, has its own official vodka sponsor, and cocktails named after each of the main characters.
I decided I was most like Carrie, based on the fact that hers was the only drink for which I had the ingredients on hand, and mixed up one of her cocktials (ahh, the joys of working at home) so I could incorporate a little journalism in what is otherwise, admittedly, pure promotional fluff. The Carrie was good--basically a regular Cosmo with mango juice subbing for cranberry--but just because I’m posting the recipe, doesn’t mean I’m endorsing smuggling a round into the movie theater.
CARRIE aka THE NEW COSMO 2 oz SKYY Vodka 1 oz Triple Sec 2 oz Mango Nectar ½ oz freshly squeezed Lime Juice ½ oz Simple Syrup
Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with slice of dried Mango.
MIRANDA 2 oz SKYY Vodka ¾ oz Campari 2 oz Pomegranate Juice 1 oz Triple Sec Squeeze of Lemon
Shake with ice and strain into a chilled stem less flute. Garnish with a large Lemon twist.
CHARLOTTE 2 oz SKYY Vodka ¾ oz Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur ¾ oz Amaretto Almond Liqueur ¾ oz Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur 1 oz Half and Half
Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with shaved Chocolate.
SAMANTHA 2 ½ oz SKYY Vodka 1 ½ oz Cabo Wabo Añejo Tequila 1 oz Simple Syrup 1 oz freshly squeezed Lime Juice
Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Rim glass with mixture of salt and small amount of white pepper. No garnish.
MR. BIG 4 oz Cutty Sark 2 oz Cinzano Rosso 3 dashes of Peach Bitters
Shake with ice and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with a peach slice.
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