Mixed drink

Mixed drinks come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and they may be either alcoholic or non-alcoholic.

A mixed drink is a beverage in which two or more ingredients are mixed. Some mixed drinks are alcoholic beverages that contain liquor; others are non-alcoholic.



Some popular types of mixed drinks are:

  • Cobbler, a beverage made with wine or sherry, citrus juice, and sugar
  • Cocktail, narrowly a mixture of liquor, sugar, water, and bitters; more broadly any sort of alcoholic mixed drink
  • Cooler, a tall drink made with liquor, a carbonated beverage, and a fruit garnish
  • Crusta, a liquor and citrus drink served in a glass rimmed with sugar
  • Cup, a mixture of wine and other ingredients, typically fruit juice and a carbonated beverage, similar to a Wine cooler
  • Fix, a mixture of liquor, citrus, and sugar
  • Fizz, a fix with a carbonated beverage added
  • Flip, an alcoholic mixed drink incorporating beaten egg, especially one made with liquor or wine, sugar, and egg, topped with powdered nutmeg and served hot or cold. Also used to describe a sailor's drink made from beer mixed with rum or brandy, sweetened and served hot
  • Highball
  • Julep, a sweet drink of liquor and aromatics, specifically mint
  • Punch
  • Pousse-café
  • Sour


Several lists of related topics are available:


  • List of cocktails
  • List of beer cocktails
  • List of flaming beverages
  • List of non-alcoholic cocktails
  • List of non-alcoholic punches
  • List of wine cocktails


  • List of drinkware
  • List of common edible cocktail garnishes
  • List of common inedible cocktail garnishes

See also


Collections of related articles are categorized under the following topics:

  • Category:Alcohol-related lists
  • Category:Mixed drinks
  • Category:Alcoholic beverages
  • Category:Soft drinks

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  • mixed drink — n. a drink of alcoholic liquor combined with one or more other ingredients, as wine, water, or another liquor …   English World dictionary

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  • mixed drink — an alcoholic drink combining two or more ingredients, as liquor, fruit juice, and flavorings. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

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