“Of the many influences to coax the craft cocktail out of the dark ages; the internet and its breeding of instant- and ephemeral -experts on any subject, the enthusiasm for good food and wine, there stands behind them all, once fabulous and sexy, now lonely and misunderstood, the cosmopolitan.
The cocktail is actually quite good. It is sweet, yet tart, simple, yet (thanks Madonna and “Sex and the City”) wrapped in an aura of rapidly diminishing sophistication. And, somewhat ironically given that many craft bartenders now disdain the once-haughty martini, it is in no small way to thank for the revitalization of the craft cocktail…”
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