Mixed drink

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Mixed drinks come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and they may be either alcoholic or non-alcoholic.

A mixed drink is a beverage in which two or more ingredients are mixed. Some mixed drinks contain liquor; others are non-alcoholic.

Types[edit]

Some popular types of mixed drinks are:

  • Cobbler, a beverage made with wine or sherry, citrus juice, and sugar
  • Cocktail, narrowly a mixture of liquor, sugar, water, and bitters; more broadly any sort of alcoholic mixed drink
  • Cooler, a tall drink made with liquor, a carbonated beverage, and a fruit garnish
  • Crusta, a liquor and citrus drink served in a glass rimmed with sugar
  • Cup, a mixture of wine and other ingredients, typically fruit juice and a carbonated beverage, similar to a Wine cooler
  • Fix, a mixture of liquor, citrus, and sugar
  • Fizz, a fix with a carbonated beverage added
  • Flip, an alcoholic mixed drink incorporating beaten egg, especially one made with liquor or wine, sugar, and egg, topped with powdered nutmeg and served hot or cold. Also used to describe a sailor's drink made from beer mixed with rum or brandy, sweetened and served hot
  • Highball
  • Julep, a sweet drink of liquor and aromatics, specifically mint
  • Punch
  • Pousse-café, various liqueurs arranged in colored layers
  • Sour
  • Sling, originally American, a drink composed of spirit and water, sweetened and flavoured [1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ OED sling, n.5