Cosmonaut

Sasha Petraske | New York City

Another succinct Sasha Petraske creation, this is his sly retort to the popularity of the Cosmopolitan, as the name coyly indicates. Indeed, the drink, piquant and slightly fruity, fills much the same purpose, tastewise, as that ubiquitous cocktail—only more so.

Reprinted with permission from 3-Ingredient Cocktails: An Opinionated Guide to the Most Enduring Drinks in the Cocktail Canon by Robert Simonson, copyright © 2017. Published Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 2 ounces gin
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 barspoon raspberry preserves

Directions
  1. Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until chilled, about 15 seconds.
  2. Strain into a chilled coupe.