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These are the most popular cocktails in every US state

The most popular cocktails in every US state have been revealed by a new study – and a Tequila-based expressions are very well represented.

A lineup of cocktails - the most popular cocktails in every US state

Interest in cocktails naturally peaks over the summer months as we make the most of the sunshine and longer days.

But with people branching out and learning more about different cocktails by making them at home during lockdown, what are the most popular cocktails in every US state in 2022?

Well, it probably won’t come as a surprise to many that the Margarita reigns supreme in 22 states, with the Tequila-based classic by far the best represented, according to research from marketing agency Top Marketing.

The agency also revealed that happy hours appear to be making a comeback, with a 54% rise in happy hour visits compared with the start of the pandemic.

But what are the most popular cocktails in every US state?

Here’s the list in full:

  1. Alabama Piña Colada
  2. Arizona Piña Colada
  3. Alaska Old Fashioned
  4. Arkansas Bloody Mary
  5. California Martini
  6. Colorado Margarita
  7. Connecticut Piña Colada
  8. Delaware Bloody Mary
  9. Florida Margarita
  10. Georgia Margarita
  11. Hawaii Piña Colada
  12. Idaho Piña Colada
  13. Illinois Margarita
  14. Indiana Margarita
  15. Iowa Martini
  16. Kansas Bloody Mary
  17. Kentucky Margarita
  18. Louisiana Margarita
  19. Maine Piña Colada
  20. Maryland Margarita
  21. Massachusetts Martini
  22. Michigan Margarita
  23. Minnesota Piña Colada
  24. Mississippi Martini
  25. Missouri Margarita
  26. Montana Cosmopolitan
  27. Nebraska Bloody Mary
  28. Nevada Margarita
  29. New Hampshire Margarita
  30. New Jersey Margarita
  31. New Mexico Margarita
  32. New York Martini
  33. North Carolina Margarita
  34. North Dakota Martini
  35. Ohio Margarita
  36. Oklahoma Piña Colada
  37. Oregon Margarita
  38. Pennsylvania Piña Colada
  39. Rhode Island Margarita
  40. South Carolina Margarita
  41. South Dakota Cosmopolitan
  42. Tennessee Margarita
  43. Texas Margarita
  44. Utah Bloody Mary
  45. Vermont Piña Colada
  46. Virginia Margarita
  47. Washington Margarita
  48. West Virginia Martini
  49. Wisconsin Bloody Mary
  50. Wyoming Old Fashioned

As you can see, the Margarita has made waves across the United States this summer, with seasonal favourite the Piña Colada also enjoying popularity in some of the warmer states.

Top Marketing used online retail trends, GPS tracking at bars and responses to a survey from 1,000 Americans to compile their data.

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