The classic beverage based on whiskey, bitters and confused sugar tops the list for the fifth year in a row. Although sometimes made from cognac, the classic version remains the most popular in the world.
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2. NegroniNegroni, which consists of gin, vermouth rosso and Campari, has remained in second place for five years.3. Whiskey SourThe classic beverage based on whiskey, lemon juice, sugar and occasional egg white is ranked third on this year's list of the most popular classic cocktails. It also means that whiskey drinks are two of the top three places.4. Daiquiri
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Although a relatively newcomer, the vodka-based coffee and sugar syrup-based cocktail proved its stamina – having gained two spots on the list this year compared to last year.8. Margarita
The proof that tequila has its place on the list of the best-selling cocktails, the MargaritaTraditionally made with tequila, orange liqueur and lime juice, it is ranked eighth in 2019.9. Aperol SpritzThis is the first time that Aperol Spritz, consisting of prosecco, soda and Aperol, is in the top 10. Although classic, it's been gaining popularity recently since its appearance on the scene cocktails in the 50s.10. Moscow Mule
The Moscow mullet is for those who like the taste of ginger – and it seems to have a lot. The blend of vodka, ginger beer and lime juice may have lost two places on last year's list, but support free journalism and subscribe to Independent MindsYou can see the full list of the 50 best-selling classic cocktails for 2019 in the January issue of International drinks.