Popular Drinks in the US

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A drink, if it’s properly made and with top-quality ingredients will quickly become very popular. The bartender plays a very important role here, because if he is not a professional then the result will certainly not be perfect. However, in case you plan to visit America in the near future, then we will strongly recommend you in the following the most popular drinks in this state.

 

Martini

There is no doubt that Americans love Martini and they certainly love it shaken and not stirred. The Martini glass actually makes every drink look hip and sophisticated. There are also several Martini recipes and that’s why this drink is so versatile. The IBA (International Bartender’s Association) uses not more and not less than five different Martinis in competition. The traditional Martini is being made with gin and vermouth but the newest recipes actually contain vodka. You can either have your Martini dry, sweet, dirty, or straight up. The list doesn’t end here because these days you can try in America and not only, the Chocolate Martini, the French Martini, and even the Apple Martini, which taste amazing.

Bloody Mary

You will often see Americans drinking this lovely cocktail. They are in love with it. The Bloody Mary is basically a mix of vodka, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, and salt. It is usually served with Tabasco sauce. The most amazing thing about this drink is that it contains plenty of vitamins and antioxidants. Th beneficial properties of Bloody Mary are so potent that this cocktail is also well-known these days as a good cure for a hangover.

Manhattan

You just cannot go to the US and not try the Manhattan, a very popular drink around here. This drink has actually been one of the six famous drinks included in the renowned book ”The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks”. If you go to any bar in the US, then you will see that the Manhattan is being served to clients in a conically-shaped glass. The origins of this drink are in the borough of the Big Apple. This is known as a quite strong drink, with a very masculine edge thanks to the flavoured whiskey. It is highly recommended to serve Manhattan chilled before dinner.

Long Island Iced Tea

This drink contains not more and not less than five different types of alcohol. Furthermore, there are also several non-alcoholic ingredients such as lemon juice, syrup, and a dash of cola. The Long Island Iced Tea is a quite strong cocktail not recommended to those who don’t usually drink alcohol.

Sex on the Beach

Sex on the Beach is made of high-quality vodka, cranberry juice, peach liqueur, and fresh orange juice. The drink is very popular in the United States of America, and you will be able to try it in any bar you walk. It is true that it actually takes a professional bartender to have the perfect taste, so you should better look for a very good bar to try this cocktail.

 

We hope that you enjoyed our article and if you go to America then you must definitely have in mind to try these drinks. We are sure that you will like some of them and you will want to try them again at home.

 

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