Top 10 popular cocktails
• Top 10 popular cocktails
10th: cocktail "Mojito" was invented in the 1930s in Cuba. It is made of white rum, soda, lime, mint and brown sugar. First you need to thoroughly crush the mint and lime with the sugar, then add crushed ice, rum and club soda.
9th: "Pina Colada" - Puerto Rican invention. It made of light rum, coconut liquor and pineapple juice. Sweet thing scary, but, say, the Caribbean drink perfectly.
8th: Cocktail "Cosmopolitan" was invented in the 1920's bartenders prestigious French hotels and resorts. A popular drink made its heroine Sarah Jessica Parker in the TV series "Sex and the City."
7th: "Tequila Sunrise" is made of tequila and orange juice and grenadine - pomegranate syrup. It was he who, settling on the bottom of the glass, creates the effect of the rising sun.
6th: cocktail "Daiquiri" became legendary for Ernest Hemingway. Came up with it, however, the American mining engineer Jennings Cox. Once cursing Cuban heat, it is mixed with lime juice, rum and filled with the mixture of ice cubes
5th: For authorship cocktail "Margarita" are fighting at least three people. Like all brilliant, "Margarita" is simple: it is tequila mixed with orange liqueur and lemon juice.
4th: The inventor of the cocktail James Bond, "Martika drei" is unknown. But we know that for the first time began to prepare a cocktail at the beginning of the XX century in the famous hotel "Knickerbocker" in New York. Mix 10 ml of dry vermouth and 50 ml of dry gin absolutely dry ice.
3rd: In 1893, during the celebration of the independence of Cuba, the US Army officer has mixed rum "Bacardi", symbolizing the free spirit of Cuba, with Coca-Cola, the new beverage of America. The slogan of the day - "Long live free Cuba" will remain forever in the name of the cocktail "Cuba Libre".
2 nd place: Rodina "Screwdrivers" - the US, the time of birth - Prohibition. Orange juice was the best way to hide the color and smell of vodka.
1 place: The most famous cocktail in the world - "Bloody Mary". The author of "Bloody Mary" - an American bartender Pete Peta. He perfected a cocktail for many years. Now in the "Bloody Mary" is lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and sauce "Tabasco." And if instead of vodka, tequila is used, it turns "Bloody Maria".