What Are Some Popular Mixed Alcoholic Drinks?


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Some of the most popular mixed alcoholic drinks include the martini, Manhattan, Long Island Iced Tea, Old Fashioned, margarita and Mai Tai, according to Huffington Post. These are standard mixed drinks that may vary slightly by region, but should be available at any place mixed drinks are sold.

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What Are Some Popular Mixed Alcoholic Drinks?
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The following is a list of common mixed drinks with their ingredients. It is important to remember that different bartenders will use different amounts of alcohol and mixers as well as different brands of alcohol based on what is available.

  • Martini
  • Vodka or gin and a dash of dry vermouth, served in a martini glass with an olive garnish.

  • Manhattan
  • Bourbon or whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters.

  • Long Island Iced Tea
  • Vodka, rum, gin, triple sec, tequila, sour mix and soda.

  • Whiskey Old Fashioned
  • Whiskey, sugar and a little water or soda, served straight or on ice.

  • Margarita
  • Tequila, triple sec and margarita sour mix or syrup, served on ice or blended with ice.

  • Black Russian
  • Vodka with Kahlua or coffee liqueur.

  • Mai Tai
  • Light rum, orange Curacao, lime juice and juice syrup. Served with a fruit garnish.

  • Pina Colada
  • Rum, pineapple juice and cream of coconut.

  • Whiskey Sour
  • Whiskey, fresh lemon juice and sweetening syrup served straight or on ice.

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