🎶"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 area. 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
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What quarantini was the favorite amongst Iowans? It's a delicious one you would normally find at your favorite Mexican restaurant.

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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:

StateFavorite Cocktails
AlabamaLong Island Iced Tea
AlaskaOld Fashioned
ArizonaMargarita
ArkansasLong Island Iced Tea
CaliforniaOld Fashioned
ColoradoMoscow Mule
ConnecticutMargarita
DelawareMargarita
FloridaMimosa
GeorgiaPina Colada
HawaiiPina Colada
IdahoPina Colada
IllinoisMargarita
IndianaMoscow Mule
IowaMargarita
KansasWhite Russian
KentuckyWhiskey sour
LouisianaOld Fashioned
MaineMojito
MarylandBloody Mary
MassachusettsDark & Stormy
MichiganMargarita
MinnesotaMargarita
MississippiDaiquiri
MissouriWhiskey sour
MontanaMoscow Mule
NebraskaManhattan
NevadaMargarita
New HampshireCosmopolitan
New JerseyCosmopolitan
New MexicoMargarita
New YorkMimosa
North CarolinaMartini
North DakotaLong Island Iced Tea
OhioWhite Russian
OklahomaMargarita
OregonMargarita
PennsylvaniaBloody Mary
Rhode IslandWhiskey sour
South CarolinaMojito
South DakotaBloody Mary
TennesseeWhiskey sour
TexasOld Fashioned
UtahDark & Stormy
VermontMargarita
VirginiaMargarita
WashingtonMargarita
West VirginiaWhiskey sour
WisconsinOld Fashioned
WyomingMargarita

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