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While the [[Mixed Drink]] is simply any (hopefully tasty) combination of spirits, juices, mixers, etc. There are a variety of different types of mixed drinks which have evolved over the years which attempt to categorize the specifics of how such a drink is constructed. One of the most popular today, is the [[Cocktail]]. Originally defined as "Spirits of any kind, sugar, water, and bitters", such a designation would allow a customer to walk into any bar and as for a "gin cocktail" or "brandy cocktail" and the bartender would know precisely what they wanted. While many of these different drink categories have fallen out of use, the following is a relatively complete list of what some of the different types of mixed drink that were being ordered:
 
While the [[Mixed Drink]] is simply any (hopefully tasty) combination of spirits, juices, mixers, etc. There are a variety of different types of mixed drinks which have evolved over the years which attempt to categorize the specifics of how such a drink is constructed. One of the most popular today, is the [[Cocktail]]. Originally defined as "Spirits of any kind, sugar, water, and bitters", such a designation would allow a customer to walk into any bar and as for a "gin cocktail" or "brandy cocktail" and the bartender would know precisely what they wanted. While many of these different drink categories have fallen out of use, the following is a relatively complete list of what some of the different types of mixed drink that were being ordered:
  
*[[Alexander]]
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{| class="wikitable"
*[[Bishop]]
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! Name
*[[Buck]]
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! Ingredients
*[[Bump]]
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! Method
*[[Champerelle]]
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! Service
*[[Cobbler]]
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|-
*[[Cocktail]]
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| [[Alexander]]
*[[Collins]]
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| Spirit, Crème de Cacao, Cream
*[[Cooler]]
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| Shaken, Served Up
*[[Crusta]]
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|-
*[[Cup]]
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| [[Bishop]]
*[[Daisy]]
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|-
*[[Egg Nog]]
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| [[Buck]]
*[[Fix]]
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| Spirit, Ginger Ale, Lemon Juice
*[[Fizz]]
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| Served over Ice
*[[Flip]]
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|-
*[[Frappe]]
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| [[Bump]]
*[[Grog]]
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|-
*[[Highball]]
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| [[Champerelle]]
*[[Julep]]
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|-
*[[Mist]]
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| [[Cobbler]]
*[[Mull]]
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| Wine or Spirit, Sugar, Fruit
*[[Neat]]
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| Shaken, Served over pellet ice
*[[Negus]]
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|-
*[[On The Rocks]]
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| [[Cocktail]]
*[[Posset]]
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| Spirit, Sugar, Water, Bitters
*[[Pousse Café]]
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| Shaken or Stirred, Served Up or On The Rocks
*[[Puff]]
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|-
*[[Punch]]
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| [[Collins]]
*[[Rickey]]
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| Spirit, Citrus Juice (lemon), Sweetener, Soda
*[[Sangaree]]
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| Served in an ice filled glass
*[[Scaffa]]
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|-
*[[Skin]]
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| [[Cooler]]
*[[Shot]]
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| Spirit, Soda
*[[Shrub]]
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| Served in an ice filled glass
*[[Sling]]
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| Garnished with a long spiral of citrus peel
*[[Smash]]
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|-
*[[Sour]]
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| [[Crusta]]
*[[Swizzle]]
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| Spirit, Sugar, Water, Lemon Juice, Bitters
*[[Syllabub]]
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| Shaken, Served Up in a sugared rim glass
*[[Toddy]]
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| Garnished with a long spiral of citrus peel
*[[Up]]
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|-
*[[Well Drink]]
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| [[Cup]]
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|-
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| [[Daisy]]
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| Spirit, citrus juice, grenadine (or raspberry syrup)
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| Stir in ice filled glass
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| Top with soda water (optional)
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|-
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| [[Egg Nog]]
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| Spirit, eggs, milk, sugar
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| Served cold or with hot water added
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|-
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| [[Fix]]
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|-
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| [[Fizz]]
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|-
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| [[Flip]]
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|-
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| [[Frappe]]
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|-
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| [[Grog]]
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|-
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| [[Highball]]
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|-
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| [[Julep]]
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|-
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| [[Mist]]
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|-
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| [[Mull]]
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|-
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| [[Neat]]
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|-
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| [[Negus]]
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|-
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| [[On The Rocks]]
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|-
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| [[Posset]]
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|-
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| [[Pousse Café]]
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|-
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| [[Puff]]
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|-
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| [[Punch]]
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|-
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| [[Rickey]]
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|-
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| [[Sangaree]]
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|-
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| [[Scaffa]]
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|-
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| [[Skin]]
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|-
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| [[Shot]]
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|-
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| [[Shrub]]
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|-
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| [[Sling]]
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|-
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| [[Smash]]
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|-
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| [[Sour]]
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|-
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| [[Swizzle]]
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|-
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| [[Syllabub]]
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|-
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| [[Toddy]]
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|-
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| [[Up]]
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|-
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| [[Well Drink]]
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|}

Revision as of 16:14, 1 February 2021

While the Mixed Drink is simply any (hopefully tasty) combination of spirits, juices, mixers, etc. There are a variety of different types of mixed drinks which have evolved over the years which attempt to categorize the specifics of how such a drink is constructed. One of the most popular today, is the Cocktail. Originally defined as "Spirits of any kind, sugar, water, and bitters", such a designation would allow a customer to walk into any bar and as for a "gin cocktail" or "brandy cocktail" and the bartender would know precisely what they wanted. While many of these different drink categories have fallen out of use, the following is a relatively complete list of what some of the different types of mixed drink that were being ordered:

Name Ingredients Method Service
Alexander Spirit, Crème de Cacao, Cream Shaken, Served Up
Bishop
Buck Spirit, Ginger Ale, Lemon Juice Served over Ice
Bump
Champerelle
Cobbler Wine or Spirit, Sugar, Fruit Shaken, Served over pellet ice
Cocktail Spirit, Sugar, Water, Bitters Shaken or Stirred, Served Up or On The Rocks
Collins Spirit, Citrus Juice (lemon), Sweetener, Soda Served in an ice filled glass
Cooler Spirit, Soda Served in an ice filled glass Garnished with a long spiral of citrus peel
Crusta Spirit, Sugar, Water, Lemon Juice, Bitters Shaken, Served Up in a sugared rim glass Garnished with a long spiral of citrus peel
Cup
Daisy Spirit, citrus juice, grenadine (or raspberry syrup) Stir in ice filled glass Top with soda water (optional)
Egg Nog Spirit, eggs, milk, sugar Served cold or with hot water added
Fix
Fizz
Flip
Frappe
Grog
Highball
Julep
Mist
Mull
Neat
Negus
On The Rocks
Posset
Pousse Café
Puff
Punch
Rickey
Sangaree
Scaffa
Skin
Shot
Shrub
Sling
Smash
Sour
Swizzle
Syllabub
Toddy
Up
Well Drink