While some folks may be beer or wine drinkers, there are plenty of people out there who love a good cocktail, and exactly which cocktail they prefer may depend on where they live.
In case you missed it, a new report looked at Google searches to discover the most popular cocktails in each state and some of them may surprise you. Overall, the most popular cocktails in the U.S. seem to be the Long Island Iced Tea and the Whiskey Sour, a top choice for six states. The Long Island Iced Tea is the drink of choice in states like Connecticut, Iowa, Ohio, Montana, Pennsylvania and Oklahoma, while the Whiskey Sour is popular in states like Wyoming, West Virginia, Virginia, Oregon, Idaho and Utah.
Most Popular Cocktails(by count of state)
Long Island Iced Tea (6)
Whiskey Sour (6)
Moscow Mule (5)
Tequila Sunrise (4)
Tom Collins (3)
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So what was named as the most popular cocktail in the state of Massachusetts? According to Google, it's the Gin and Tonic. Seems that the people in the state of Washington would agree with the people in the Bay State, as it was also the most popular there as well.
How about the rest on New England?
Connecticut - Long Island Ice Tea
Maine - Tom Collins
New Hampshire - Margarita
Rhode Island - Cosmopolitan (since I live there....I question this since I have NEVER seen anyone order a Cosmo since "Sex in the City" went off air!!)
Vermont - Manhattan
What is your favorite cocktail?