A margarita is a cocktail consisting of tequila, triple sec and lime or lemon juice, often served with salt or sugar on the rim of the glass. The drink is served shaken with ice, blended with ice or without ice.
The Martini is a cocktail made with gin and vermouth, garnished with an olive or a lemon twist. Over the years, the Martini has become one of the best-known mixed alcoholic beverages.
The mint julep is a mixed alcoholic drink, or cocktail, consisting primarily of bourbon (or some other spirit), water, crushed or shaved ice, and fresh mint.
A cosmopolitan, or informally a cosmo, is a cocktail made with vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and freshly squeezed or sweetened lime juice.
The Mai Tai is an alcoholic cocktail based on rum, Curaçao liqueur, orgeat syrup and lime juice, associated with Polynesian-style settings.
Caipirinha is Brazil’s national cocktail, made with cachaça (sugar cane hard liquor), sugar and lime.
The Negroni cocktail is made of one part gin, one part vermouth rosso, and one part Campari, garnished with orange peel.
A screwdriver is a popular alcoholic highball drink made with orange juice and vodka. While the basic drink is simply the two ingredients, there are many variations; the most common one is made with one part vodka, one part of any kind of orange soda, and one part of orange juice.
The Cube Libre is a caffeinated alcoholic cocktail made of cola, lime and dark or light rum.