The Quad Cities’ Favorite Quarantini During The Pandemic
🎶"Wasted away again in quarantine"🎶 If you didn't sing that to the tune of Jimmy Buffett's 'Margaretville', then go back and try again.
If the past year didn't make you want to drink more than your normal annual alcohol intake, then you have a lot more willpower than I do. My wife and I found many ways to have fun while staying home, but one of my favorites was trying to create fun cocktails that you would get at bars in the QC. We own a book of over 500 cocktails and we had a blast trying new things and making them. I'm not going to lie, I got pretty good at making a Cosmopolitan...
A new survey has come out showing each state's 'quarantini' of choice during the pandemic. Treatment4Addiction.com, a provider of resources and information relating to addiction treatment, conducted a poll of 3,500 respondents to find each state's favorite cocktail of choice throughout the pandemic.
Some key facts they found during their survey include:
- Nearly 1 in 5 drinkers say they have noticed their alcohol tolerance has increased since the start of lockdown
- 24% of participants say they admit that spending more time indoors has relaxed their views on drinking alcohol more often
What quarantini was the favorite amongst Quad Citizens? It's a delicious one you would normally find at your favorite Mexican restaurant.
Margaritas were the quarantini of choice in both Iowa and Illinois. Tequila, orange liqueur and lime juice is all you need to whip one of these delicious drinks up.
Treatment4Addiction.com found that other popular quarantinis across America included the Bloody Mary, Mojito and Dark & Stormy. A full list of every state's favorite quarantini is below:
|Alabama||Long Island Iced Tea|
|Arkansas||Long Island Iced Tea|
|Massachusetts||Dark & Stormy|
|North Dakota||Long Island Iced Tea|
|Rhode Island||Whiskey sour|
|South Dakota||Bloody Mary|
|Utah||Dark & Stormy|
|West Virginia||Whiskey sour|