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The Most Popular Cocktail in Every State

Here's what you've been drinking during quarantine.
grasshopper cocktail

Judging by the increase in alcohol sales in the last few months, we've all been drinking a little more during quarantine. It makes sense—we've been doing most of our usual activities at home, and that includes happy houring, too, whether with a crew of coworkers on Zoom or solo in front of the TV. So besides improved baking skills, quarantinis may be the best thing to come out of this pandemic. But what drinks, exactly, have we been making across the fifty states? Google has an answer!

The tech giant recently released data about "most uniquely searched cocktails" in every state during the quarantine. Find out what fellow Americans in your state have been imbibing, and see what local favorites have crossed state lines. Here are the most popular cocktails by state during quarantine. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest food and restaurant news delivered straight to your inbox.

ALABAMA

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Hurricane! Make it with lime + lemon juice + passion fruit syrup.

ALASKA

whiskey sours
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Whiskey sour! Make it with whiskey + lemon juice + sugar + egg whites (optional).

ARIZONA

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Paloma! Make it with tequila + lime juice + grapefruit soda.

ARKANSAS

Frozen daiquiri
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Frozen daiquiri! Make it with white rum + citrus juice + simple syrup + frozen fruit (optional).

CALIFORNIA

paloma
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Paloma! Make it with tequila + lime juice + grapefruit soda.

COLORADO

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Hurricane! Make it with lime + lemon juice + passion fruit syrup.

CONNECTICUT

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Margarita! Make it with tequila + orange liqueur + lime juice.

DELAWARE

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 Screwdriver! Make it with vodka + orange juice.

WASHINGTON, DC

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Old fashioned! Make it with whiskey + bitters + sugar.

FLORIDA

cuba libre
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Cuba libre! Make it with rum + Coca Cola + lime juice (optional).

GEORGIA

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Sazerac! Make it with Absinthe + Cognac + whiskey + bitters + sugar.

HAWAII

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Lemon drop martini! Make it with vodka + triple sec + simple syrup + lemon juice.

IDAHO

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Kamikaze! Make it with vodka + triple sec + lime juice.

ILLINOIS

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Manhattan! Make it with whiskey + sweet vermouth + bitters.

INDIANA

French 75
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French 75! Make it with gin + Champagne + lemon juice + sugar.

IOWA

kamikaze
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Kamikaze! Make it with vodka + triple sec + lime juice.

KANSAS

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Screwdriver! Make it with vodka + orange juice.

KENTUCKY

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Oaks lily! Make it with vodka + orange liqueur + simple syrup + lemon juice + cranberry juice.

LOUISIANA

bushwacker
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Bushwacker! Make it with dark rum or vodka + Kahlua coffee liqueur + creme de cacao + cream of coconut + milk.

MAINE

Margarita
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Margarita! Make it with tequila + orange liqueur + lime juice.

MARYLAND

blue kamikaze
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Kamikaze! Make it with vodka + triple sec + lime juice.

MASSACHUSETTS

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Old fashioned! Make it with whiskey + bitters + sugar.

MICHIGAN

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Cosmo! Make it with vodka + triple sec + cranberry juice + lime juice.

MINNESOTA

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Oliveto! Make it with dry gin + lemon juice + simple syrup + Licor 43 + olive oil + egg white.

MISSISSIPPI

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 Painkiller! Make it with rum + pineapple juice + orange juice + cream of coconut.

MISSOURI

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Gin and tonic! Make it with gin + tonic water.

MONTANA

blue hawaiian
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Blue Hawaiian! Make it with rum + pineapple juice + blue curaçao + sweet and sour mix + vodka (optional).

NEBRASKA

Low calorie old fashioned cocktail
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Old fashioned! Make it with whiskey + bitters + sugar.

NEVADA

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Grasshopper! Make it with creme de menthe + creme de cacao + heavy cream.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

old fashioned
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Old fashioned! Make it with whiskey + bitters + sugar.

NEW JERSEY

Manhattan whiskey cocktail
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Manhattan! Make it with whiskey + sweet vermouth + bitters.

NEW MEXICO

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Old fashioned! Make it with whiskey + bitters + sugar.

NEW YORK

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Manhattan! Make it with whiskey + sweet vermouth + bitters.

NORTH CAROLINA

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Bushwacker! Make it with dark rum or vodka + Kahlua coffee liqueur + creme de cacao + cream of coconut + milk.

NORTH DAKOTA

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Kamikaze! Make it with vodka + triple sec + lime juice.

OHIO

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Boulevardier! Make it with whiskey + sweet vermouth + campari.

OKLAHOMA

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Black Russian! Make it with vodka + coffee liqueur.

OREGON

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Old fashioned! Make it with whiskey + bitters + sugar.

PENNSYLVANIA

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Whiskey sour! Make it with whiskey + lemon juice + sugar + egg whites (optional).

RHODE ISLAND

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Cosmo! Make it with vodka + triple sec + cranberry juice + lime juice.

SOUTH CAROLINA

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Tequila sunrise! Make it with tequila + orange juice + grenadine.

South Dakota

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Screwdriver! Make it with vodka + orange juice.

TENNESSEE

bushwacker cocktail
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Bushwacker! Make it with dark rum or vodka + Kahlua coffee liqueur + creme de cacao + cream of coconut + milk.

TEXAS

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Paloma! Make it with tequila + lime juice + grapefruit soda.

UTAH

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Cape Cod! Make it with vodka + cranberry juice.

VERMONT

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Cosmo! Make it with vodka + triple sec + cranberry juice + lime juice.

WASHINGTON

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Old fashioned! Make it with whiskey + bitters + sugar.

WEST VIRGINIA

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Kamikaze! Make it with vodka + triple sec + lime juice.

WISCONSIN

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Grasshopper! Make it with creme de menthe + creme de cacao + heavy cream.

WYOMING

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White Russian! Make it with vodka + Kahlua coffee liqueur + heavy cream.

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Mura Dominko
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