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Cocktail of the Week: The Cosmo

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then you deserve a happy hour that’s a little more...hmmm. What’s the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour. Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content.

The Cosmo is a classic. Queen Bee likes to put her own spin on it. Her secret? This spirit forward recipe uses FROZEN cranberry juice and a healthy dose of vodka.


  • 2 oz. Vodka
  • .5 oz. Triple sec
  • 1 tablespoon frozen cranberry juice concentrate
  • .5 oz. fresh lime juice


  1. Add ice to shaker Juice of 1/2 lime, freshly squeezed 1 tablespoon of frozen cranberry juice .5 oz triple sec 2 oz vodka
  2. Shake and pour Garnish with lime twist
  3. Enjoy!