Another drink that was invented in New York, this cocktail is a mixture of whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters, and it is garnished with a maraschino cherry. It was invented at the Manhattan Club in the 1870s.
This is a traditional American cocktail that is usually served once a year when horse racing fans prepare to watch the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May. The Mint Julep consists of lime juice, simple syrup, mint leaves, lime wedges, bourbon and club soda. While racing enthusiasts stand by this traditional drink, some of its critics claim that the drink is far too sweet, and you can’t stomach more than a sip or two.
This is a popular southern drink that can cool you down in a hurry after a hot day on the golf course. This drink is made with Jack Daniels whiskey as its primary ingredient, but it also includes Cointreau, lemon sour mix, lemon-lime soda and a lemon wedge.
Long Island Iced Tea.
Another thirst-quenching drink that works best on a hot summer day, it has only been around since the 1970s. The key ingredients include vodka, tequila, rum, gin and triple sec. There is no tea in the drink; the color in it comes from a spritz of cola. That’s the only mixer, so that means this drink can hit you hard and do it quickly.