The Faux Cosmo is a non-alcoholic take on the contemporary classic Cosmopolitan cocktail. This version replaces vodka with an energy drink and orange juice.

The Faux Cosmo is a non-alcoholic take on the contemporary classic Cosmopolitan cocktail. This version replaces vodka with an energy drink and orange juice. I’m not a huge fan of energy drinks, but occasionally they just “work” in a recipe.

Garnish with fresh or frozen cranberries in the drink for a more festive look.

Faux Cosmo Mocktail Recipe

Faux CosmoLiberty Tavern, The Hilton Omaha, NE

1 ounce Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice

1 ounce Cranberry Juice

3 ounces Red Bull

1 ounce Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice

Orange Twist

Place juices and energy drink in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with fresh orange twist.

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