(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. mixed drink; martini, old-fashioned, daiquiri, etc.; salad, appetizer. See food, drinking.
(Roget's IV) n. Types of cocktails include: Manhattan, martini, Gibson, gimlet, old-fashioned, champagne, sidecar, horse's neck, Margarita, Bronx, pink lady, whisky sour, black Russian, white Russian, orange blossom, pi?a colada, mai tai, mimosa, Rob Roy, Sazerac, blue blazer, old Hickory, Vieux Carr?, green opal, jitters, Daiquiri, Bloody Mary, screwdriver, Tom Collins, mint julep, orange blossom, Roffignac, Alexander, wassail, toddy, syllabub; see drink 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
mixed drink, beverage, aperitif. see alcohol, drink, glass, liqueur, wine
bourbon, bitters, soda, sugar: old-fashioned
bourbon, boiling water, sugar, cloves, cinnamon: hot toddy
bourbon, mint leaves, syrup: mint julep
gin, cherry brandy, lemon, club soda, powdered sugar: Singapore sling
gin, club soda, lime and ice: gin rickey
gin, cream, crème de cacao, nutmeg garnish: Alexander
gin, grenadine, cream: pink lady
gin, rum, tequila, vodka: Long Island iced tea
gin, rum, scotch,white crème de cacao, light cream: Barbary Coast
gin, vermouth, olive: martini
glass: cocktail glass, cooler, delmonico, highball, shot glass, snifter, wine glass
Irish whiskey, hot coffee, whipped cream: Irish coffee
Kahlúa, cream: sombrero
peach schnapps, vodka, pineapple juice, cranberry juice: sex on the beach
red wine, fruit juice and brandy: sangria
rum, orange juice, sour mix, grenadine: shark bite
rum, pineapple juice, coconut cream: pina colada
rum, sweet and sour: Daiquiri
rum, vodka, brandy, bourbon, lime: tidal wave
Scotch, drambuie: rusty nail
Scotch, vermouth, cherry garnish: Rob Roy
sloe gin, Southern Comfort, orange juice: slow comfortable screw
sloe gin, sweet and sour, soda, cherry garnish: sloe gin fizz
tequila, orange juice, grenadine: tequila sunrise tequila, sweet and sour, rim of glass frosted
with salt: Margarita
vodka, beef bouillon: bull shot
vodka, Kahlúa: black Russian
vodka, orange juice, Galliano: Harvey Wallbanger
vodka, orange juice: screwdriver
vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, lime juice: cosmopolitan
vodka, triple sec curacao, lime juice: Kamikaze
vodka, worcestershire sauce, tomato juice: Bloody Mary
whiskey, ginger ale: highball
whiskey, sweet and sour, cherry: whiskey sour
whiskey, vermouth with cherry: Manhattan

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