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Here are the best iconic cocktails from around the world!
Pina Colada – Puerto Rico
A perfect beach cocktail originating from Puerto Rico. It’s made from a sweet mixture of rum, coconut cream, and pineapple juice. It is said to have been created by pirate Roberto Cofresí, who served to boost the morale of his crew in the 1800s.
Aperol Spritz – Italy
The Austro-Hungarian Empire dominated the Italian region in the 19th century. Austro-Hungarian soldiers, who were introduced to the culture of the region during this period, found Italian wines too strong for their taste and made additions to dilute the taste. As a result, Aperol emerged. This classic Italian cocktail; Prosecco is a bitter and bubbly mix of Aperol and soda.
Singapore Sling– Singapore
At a time when drinking in public places was thought to be reserved for men, the cocktail, which is said to have been made so that women could enjoy an alcoholic beverage disguised as fruit punch, is still one of the favorite choices today.
Singapore Sling; It is a combination of gin, Grand Marnier, cherry liqueur, Bénédictine, pineapple, lemon, bitters and soda.
Caipirinha – Brazil
No one knows exactly when and how the caipirinha was invented. It is rumored that the drink was used as a form of treatment during the Spanish flu epidemic. A refreshing blend of Cachaça, a rum-like liqueur, with lemon and ice.
Sidecar – France
A popular classic that has been around since the 1900s. A delicious drink consisting of a mixture of cognac, orange liqueur and lemon juice.
It is said that the cocktail was invented for a customer who arrived at the venue in the sidecar of a motorcycle, hence the name Sidecar, which means sidecar.