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Mon, Feb 7, 2022 6:54 AM

Slide 3 of 11: Global searches over 12-month period: 3.8 millionDrinkers in Texas, Louisiana and Missouri can’t get enough of daiquiris, and this rum-based cocktail is also popular in the U.K., Germany, France, Australia and Canada. One of the six basic drinks listed in David A. Embury’s classic “The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks,” it’s one of the world’s most popular cocktails and also one of oldest. According to The Distilled Man, it dates back to the 1900s, when it was believed to have been invented by an American mining engineer living in Cuba.Although you might picture something bright and fruity when you hear “daiquiri,” the classic recipe consists of just a few basic ingredients: rum, simple syrup, lime juice and ice.

Mon, Feb 7, 2022 6:57 AM

Slide 6 of 11: Global searches over 12-month period: 5.5 millionThe U.K. searched for “espresso martini” more than any other country, but it’s also highly sought-after in Australia, the Netherlands, Canada, Ireland and Denmark, making it one of the most popular cocktails in the world. This cold, coffee-flavored drink — made with vodka, coffee liqueur and espresso — isn’t a true martini, as it contains neither gin nor vermouth. But lots of other cocktails use “martini” in their names, so why not?