The world’s 10 most sought-after cocktails

If you like nothing more than working your way through the cocktail list at your local bar, you’ll have strong views on which of the menu’s boozy concoctions are the best.

According to lingerie and swimwear company Pour Moi, which analyzed more than 100 million Google searches over the past 12 months to compile their Cocktail Report, these are the cocktails people across the globe are searching for the most.


With only five ingredients (rum, sparkling water, sugar, lime and fresh mint), the mojito is a simple and beloved summer drink. The origins of this cocktail are a matter of debate. According to Culture Trip, it may have been invented by English pirate Sir Francis Drake in the 1500s or African slaves working in the fields of Cuba.


Drinkers in Texas, Louisiana and Missouri can’t get enough of daiquiris, and this rum-based cocktail is also popular in the U.K., Germany, France, Australia and Canada. One of the six basic drinks listed in David A. Embury’s classic “The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks,” it’s one of the world’s most popular cocktails and also one of oldest.


To a base of cachaça, a distilled spirit made from fermented sugarcane juice, you simply add lime, brown sugar and ice. The key to the caipirinha is achieving a perfect balance between the tart citrus, sweet sugar and the alcoholic strength of the spirit.

Long Island Iced Tea

The Long Island iced tea topped the list for 13 states, including Iowa, Kansas, Montana and Pennsylvania. It also gets high search volume in Australia, Canada, Japan and the Netherlands. This is one for hardcore liquor lovers.

Espresso Martini

The U.K. searched for “espresso martini” more than any other country, but it’s also highly sought-after in Australia, the Netherlands, Canada, Ireland and Denmark, making it one of the most popular cocktails in the world. This cold, coffee-flavored drink — made with vodka, coffee liqueur and espresso.


It is well-loved in its birthplace of Italy, too, where it is traditionally made by combining one part gin, one part vermouth rosso and one part Campari, and then garnished with orange peel.