This Is the Single Most Popular Cocktail in America, New Survey Says

Here's what you're most likely to hear people order in bars when they're safe to go to.

As COVID restrictions are loosening up around the country, many Americans are looking forward to returning to their favorite local watering hole in the near future. And if you're among them, there are six words you've been waiting months or even a year to hear again: "What would you like to drink?" Once bars are back to their full capacity, what mixed drink can you expect to see a lot of? A recent survey, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of carbonated mixer brand Fever-Tree, asked 2,000 Americans of legal drinking age about their favorite mixed drink order. Read on to find out which cocktail is the most popular one in America and to see if yours ranks. And for a less popular bubbly beverage, The Most Unpopular Soda in America, According to Data.

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Tequila and soda

gin and tonic with limes on vintage background
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People who said it was their favorite: 9 percent

9
Gin and juice

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People who said it was their favorite: 10 percent

8
Mojito

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People who said it was their favorite: 14 percent

7
Moscow mule

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People who said it was their favorite: 14 percent

6
Whiskey ginger

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People who said it was their favorite: 15 percent

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5
Gin and tonic

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People who said it was their favorite: 16 percent

4
Whiskey/Bourbon and cola

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People who said it was their favorite: 18 percent

3
Rum and cola

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People who said it was their favorite: 21 percent

2
Vodka soda

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People who said it was their favorite: 22 percent

1
Margarita

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People who said it was their favorite: 26 percent

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