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The Most Popular Cocktail in Every State

The Most Popular Cocktail in Every State

We’ve all been taking part in Zoom happy hours with friends, family, and coworkers this past year, which has led to us honing in on our bartending skills to go along with all of the banana bread we’ve been making. Staying at home the past year has led to an increase in alcohol sales across the United States as people have become their own bartenders. Home bar carts are stocked with unique glasses, shakers, favorite brands of tequila and bourbon, and all the extras to make a perfect cocktail. While the perfect cocktail is usually any cocktail enjoyed with friends, we’ve found out every state’s favorite umbrella-laden drink.

According to Google Trends data from March 2020 to March 2021, compiled by UpgradedPoints, Americans have indulged in quite a few mojitos, piña coladas, and mimosas over the past year. What was your home state’s favorite cocktail during the pandemic? Keep reading to find out.

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Bellini drink

Bellini drink

Make it with Prosecco wine and peach purée.

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white russian

white russian

Make this drink with vodka, Kahlúa, and cream.

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glass of jack and coke

glass of jack and coke

Make it with Jack Daniels whiskey and Coca-Cola.

mojito

mojito

Make it with mint, ice, lime, sugar, white rum, and club soda.

palomas

palomas

Make it with salt, grapefruit, lime juice, sugar, tequila, and club soda.

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mimosa glasses

mimosa glasses

Make it with orange juice and champagne.

coquito drink with cinnamon stick

coquito drink with cinnamon stick

Make it with dark spiced rum, cinnamon, sweetened condensed milk, cream of coconut, coconut milk, nutmeg, and vanilla extract.

manhattan

manhattan

Make it with bourbon, sweet vermouth, and bitters.

pina coladas

pina coladas

Make it with ice, pineapple, pineapple juice, coconut cream, white rum, and dark rum.

mimosas

mimosas

This fruity drink is perfect to accompany a Southern brunch spread.

mai tai

mai tai

Make it with white rum, orange curaçao, lime juice, orgeat, and dark rum.

Rum glass table

Rum glass table

Make it with dark brown sugar, unsalted butter, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, salt, spiced rum, and boiling water.

mimosa

mimosa

No brunch in Illinois is complete without a Champagne-orange juice blend.

tequila sunrise

tequila sunrise

Make it with tequila, orange juice, and grenadine.

fuzzy navel cocktail with peach slice

fuzzy navel cocktail with peach slice

Make it with peach schnapps and orange juice.

colorful wine cooler drinks in glass bottles

colorful wine cooler drinks in glass bottles

Make it with wine and ginger ale.

wine coolers in store refrigerator

wine coolers in store refrigerator

There’s just something comforting about sitting on a Southern front porch, wine cooler in hand.

Frozen daiquiri

Frozen daiquiri

Make it with light rum, lime juice, and demerara sugar syrup.

rusty nail cocktail with garnish

rusty nail cocktail with garnish

Make it with scotch and Drambuie.

mimosa cocktails in glasses with orange slice on rim

mimosa cocktails in glasses with orange slice on rim

Maryland residents know a good mimosa is the key to Sunday Funday.

MASSACHUSETTS: Painkiller

painkiller

painkiller

Make it with rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, and cream of coconut.

seven and seven cocktails

seven and seven cocktails

Make it with Seagram’s Seven Crown and 7-Up soda.

white russian stirred in glass on bar

white russian stirred in glass on bar

This vodka-coffee cocktail is an acquired taste, but Minnesotans can’t get enough of it.

MISSISSIPPI: Old Fashioned

old fashioned bar

old fashioned bar

Make it with sugar, bitters, water, and bourbon.

margarita

margarita

Make it with blanco tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, and agave syrup.

MONTANA: Dark N’ Stormy

dark n stormy cocktail in glass with lime garnish

dark n stormy cocktail in glass with lime garnish

Make it with rum, lime juice, and ginger beer.

moscow mule

moscow mule

Make it with vodka, lime juice, ice, and ginger beer.

shirley temples in glasses

shirley temples in glasses

Make it with lemon-lime soda, cherries, ice, and grenadine.

Margarita

Margarita

Whether the cocktail is frozen or traditional, New Hampshire residents know that you can’t go wrong with a margarita.

Pina colada

Pina colada

New Jersey residents love this fun, fruity drink.

pina colada pineapple smoothie

pina colada pineapple smoothie

Pineapple juice and coconut transport New Mexico residents to the tropics with this classic cocktail.

row of cocktails on the bar

row of cocktails on the bar

Make it with club soda, vodka, simple syrup, and lime juice.

apple cider mimosa

apple cider mimosa

North Carolina’s strict liquor laws won’t stop residents from indulging in a nice mimosa from time to time.

NORTH DAKOTA: Sex on the Beach

sex on the beach

sex on the beach

Make it with vodka, peach schnapps, crème de cassis, orange juice, and cranberry juice.

grapefruit shandy in glass

grapefruit shandy in glass

Make it with beer and lemonade.

peach bellini cocktails

peach bellini cocktails

Like Alabama, Oklahoma knows the value of a good bellini.

OREGON: Lemon Drop Martini

lemon drop martini

lemon drop martini

Make it with vodka, triple sec, lemon juice, and simple syrup.

PENNSYLVANIA: Wine Cooler

boxes of seagrams wine coolers

boxes of seagrams wine coolers

Pennsylvania residents like to relax with a wine cooler now and then.

RHODE ISLAND: Dark N’ Stormy

dark and stormy cocktail in glass

dark and stormy cocktail in glass

This drink sounds ominous, but the ginger beer gives it a sweet, pleasant flavor.

gin fizz cocktail in glass

gin fizz cocktail in glass

Make it with gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, egg white, and club soda.

SOUTH DAKOTA: Screwdriver

screwdriver

screwdriver

Make it with orange juice and vodka.

mimosas and bloody marys

mimosas and bloody marys

A mimosa is the perfect complement to a plate of Nashville hot chicken.

frozen margarita

frozen margarita

We like to think that the slogan “everything’s bigger in Texas” applies to the margaritas, too.

lime gin rickey

lime gin rickey

Make it with gin, club soda, and lime juice.

cosmo

cosmo

Make it with citrus vodka, Cointreau, lime juice, and cranberry juice.

mojito in glass

mojito in glass

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mojito with lime wedges

mojito with lime wedges

Washington state residents love this minty drink.

WEST VIRGINIA: White Russian

White black russian

White black russian

West Virginians are fans of this cream-based cocktail.

old fashioned cocktail on coaster

old fashioned cocktail on coaster

Wisconsin residents keep things classic, with the old-fashioned being the cocktail of their choice.

WYOMING: Long Island Iced Tea

Long island iced tea

Long island iced tea

Make it with vodka, white rum, silver tequila, gin, triple sec, simple syrup, lemon juice, and cola.

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