Regional Favorite Cocktails

As part of its mission to shake up summer, has found that drinkers in London and Scotland favour the Mojito.

The Welsh can’t get enough of G&T and Midlanders are split down the middle, equally favouring Pimm’s & Lemonade and G&T!


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Northerners (25%) and Midlanders (32%) say they’re inspired by holiday experiences when it comes to choosing drinks - but southerners (20%) are more likely to be influenced by recommendations from family and friends.

Summer get-togethers are no longer run-of-the-mill occasions either, with more than half (59%) of those surveyed claiming that the holiday period is the perfect time for drinking cocktails and 51% unveiling that cocktails are the perfect BBQ drink.

As a nation, we’re shaking up our social occasions by hosting more of our own cocktail parties and Londoners are leading the pack with nearly half (46%) planning to host or attend a cocktail party this summer.

Map of prefered cocktails in the UK

What's your favourite cocktail?

The has some Shake It Up Tips:

#1 No sugar syrup? Replace with 2 teaspoons of sugar or a squeeze of honey.

#2 Add your favourite fruit to personalise your cocktail.

#3 With a Mojito you can switch the soda water with ginger ale for extra zing.

#4 Chill your glasses in the freezer for a few minutes before making your cocktail.

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