World’s Top 100 Cocktails

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1. Porn Star Martini - the most visited cocktail on Difford's Guide for an eighth year.

2. Naked & Famous - This contemporary classic continues to rise in popularity, up from 14th place in 2021, 33rd place in 2020, 38th place in 2019, this was a new entry at 64th in 2018 from just outside the top 100 in 2017.

3. Gin Basil Smash - Jörg Meyer's tasty gin-based smash is up from 5th place in 2021, 8th place in 2020 and 2019, 19th in 2018, 16th in 2017 and 33rd in 2016.

4. Espresso Martini - this stimulating cocktail was in 3rd place in 2021 and 2020, up from 7th place in 2019. I suspect it is the true No.1 but it's numbers are split by numerous and popular variations – I like mine with grappa.

5. Amaretto Sour - Down one place from 2021. This was in No.2 position during 2020 and 2019. (I've aggregated traffic from the less visited but rather better Morgenthaler Formula Amaretto Sour.)

6. Cantaritos - millions of Mexicans can't be wrong! This rustic tequila classic has been in our top 20 since 2016. Tequila brands have been surprisingly slow to pick up on this POS opportunity.

7. Ramos Gin Fizz - A dramatic rise from 36th place in 2021, 37th in 2020 and 2019, this was 25th in 2018, 18th in 2017, 19th in 2016, and 29th in 2015.

8. Daiquiri - up from 34th place in 2021 and 49th place in 2020. Finally folk have discovered how brilliant this refreshing cocktail can be.

9. Margarita - Thanks to including page views from the Tommy's Margarita this tequila-based classic was in 2nd place last year. The classic now stands proud on its own merits with popularity in the Tommy's version waning a little (see 45th place).

10. Vieux Carré - a key classic in New Orleans. This was 23rd place in 2021, 19th in 2020, 20th in 2019, and 27th in 2018.

11. Picante de la Casa - up from 17th in 2021, this was a new entry at 20th place in 2020.

12. French Martini - this fruity cocktail has wide appeal. Down from 6th place in 2021 and 4th place in 2020, but still well up from 21st place in 2018 and 7th place in 2019.

13. The Last Word - Up from 26th place in 2021, 31st place in 2020, 29th in 2019, 23rd place during 2018, and 18th in 2017.

14. Sex On The Beach - a new entry at 50th place in 2021.

15. Screaming Orgasm - 22nd place in 2021, 16th in 2020 and 2019. The Porn Star Martini isn't the only lewd named cocktail that's popular.

16. Aviation - 35th place in 2021, 36th in 2020, 34th in 2019, 24th in 2018, 21st in 2017 and 2016.

17. Penicillin - this whisky-based cocktail was the 38thmost viewed on Difford's Guide during 2021, 23rd in 2020 and 19th in 2019 but prior to that was consistently in our top 10.

18. Paper Plane - 30th place in 2021, 28th place in 2020 and 2019, this was a new entry at 65th in 2018.

19. Old Cuban - 52nd place in 2021, 54th in 2020, 40th in 2019, and 47th in 2018.

20. Moscow Mule - a new entry at 55th place in 2021.

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