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Cosmopolis Cocktail

This light, summer Mastiha cocktail is the perfect complement to smoked salmon hors d’oeuvre. 
Servings: 1
Author: Grecotel Pallas Athena

Ingredients

  • 20 ml Skinos liquer (Mastiha liqueur)
  • 30 ml vodka
  • 20 ml cranberry juice
  • 10 ml fresh lime juice

Instructions

  • Shake all the ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled Martini glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime and it is ready to serve.

Notes

Mastika / Mastiha / Masticha is a liqueur made from mastic, the sap of the evergreen bush, Pistacia lentiscus on the Greek island of Chios. It is used to flavour sweets, ice creams and liqueurs and is found in cosmetics, toothpaste and even varnishes. It is believed to be very good for ulcers. The name is derived from the Greek verb ‘to chew’ or masticate as it was once used as a chewing gum, keeping teeth white and breath fresh.