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10 Cocktails that Will Take You Around the World

10 Cocktails that Will Take You Around the World – Summer is getting closer, and being quarantined doesn’t help much our psychology. We miss the trips and, of course, the delicious cocktails we try in the bars or restaurants of the various destinations we choose.  

However, to help you travel even mentally in a country, we found and recommend the following 10 cocktails.  All you have to do is prepare the cocktail of your choice, sit back, and start the journey.

Cuba Libre – Cuba

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This cocktail originated from Cuba, and you only need Rum, Coca Cola, lime, and ice cubes. The cocktail created to celebrate the country’s independence in the Spanish-American War. The few ingredients and the simple recipe made it a popular drink around the world.

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Sangria – Spain

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You can’t leave Spain without tasting the most famous local drink – Sangria. The primary ingredient is claret, meaning Bordeaux. Brandy, fruit juices, soda water, and fruits would be added to make this delicious cocktail, although some restaurants use different variations of the recipe. Sangria is also made with white wine or sparkling wine. This cocktail is ideal for a party.

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Singapore Sling, Singapore

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The Singapore Sling is a gin-based sling cocktail originated from Singapore before 1915. The bartender Ngiam Tong Boon developed this drink with gin, cherry liqueur or brandy, fresh lemon juice, and soda water. However, some countries use additional ingredients like Americans (American Singapore Sling).

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Long Island Ice-tea, USA

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The Long Island ice-tea cocktail derives from Long Island, USA. And if you think that this cocktail is made of ice-tea, we can assure you that it’s not. This drink contains high alcohol content like vodka, tequila, light rum, triple sec, gin, and a bit of cola. So, better to enjoy this drink carefully. 

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Pina Colada, Puerto Rico

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The piña colada hails from San Juan, Puerto Rico, where it was created by bartender Ramón “Monchito” Marrero in 1954. He used a fruity blend of rum, coconut cream, and pineapple juice and boom – the favourite summer drink.

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Caipirinha, Brazil

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A Brazilian cocktail made with cachaça, lime or lemon juice, sugar, and crushed ice. This drink is the most famous in Brazil, and the basic ingredient cachaça comes from fermented sugarcane juice. Α noteworthy fact is that this drink was used to help cure the Spanish Flu epidemic in the early 20th century.  

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Mai Tai, USA

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This cocktail comes from California, USA and means “excellence” or “good”. What are the ingredients?   Rum, Curaçao liqueur, orgeat syrup, and lime juice and voila, you have a tasty drink. 

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Martini, USA

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Although no one knows precisely the origin of the martini, the first known written recipe is referred to as a variation of the Manhattan. This cocktail is one of the most popular mixed-alcohol beverages, and it has become a drink for men in style and class. The ingredients you need are gin and vermouth, and garnished with an olive or a lemon twist.

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Bellini, Italy

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This delightful wine cocktail has a well-established origin – Italy. Bellini was invented in Venice between 1934 and 1948 by Giuseppe Cipriani and contains prosecco, peach purée, or nectar. If you are a wine lover, this cocktail is ideal!

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The Kir, France

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Now, we will travel to France, Kir’s home country. The drink was created by the priest Canon Félix Kir who was a hero in the French Resistance during the Second World War and Mayor of the town Dijon from 1945 to 1968. Kir is made with a measure of crème de cassis (blackcurrant liqueur) topped up with white wine. You can also use champagne to create the Kir Royale.

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