Top 10 Alcoholic Drinks in the World

There are so many alcoholic drinks, and people have quite varied preference that picking the best ones is not an easy task. However, we have compiled a list of top 10 alcoholic beverages based on general popularity among the people who know about drinking. Health benefits haven’t been considered in this list. In our opinion, it is better to eat fruits, nuts, and fresh vegetables for health benefits – instead of deluding yourself by finding nutrition in alcoholic drinks.



Beer is made of water, malt, hops, and yeast. It is the most popular alcoholic drink, and many people start alcohol with beer. Beware of the bear belly, however, as it contains a lot of calories.

Rum and Coke

Rum is a clear-colored alcohol. When mixed with coke, it produces a pleasant taste.

Vodka & Orange

Vodka is the most popular drink in Russia. It is made from fermented grain and contains a high percentage of alcohol. Mixing it with orange juice gives a mild and pleasant taste.


This is one world’s most popular and esteemed alcoholic drinks. It contains around 8 – 15 percent alcohol.



Originally from the city of Tequila, Mexico, it is now one of world’s favorite alcoholic drinks. It is usually served with salt and lime.


It is a famous tequila-based drink made with tequila, triple sec, and lime or lemon juice.

Sex on the Beach

This vodka-based drink sports different fruit juices like peaches, orange, and cranberry.

White Russian

This is another vodka-based drink made of vodka, coffee, and cream.



Many people think of whiskey when the think of alcohol. Whiskey is made from fermented grain mash like barley, corn, wheat, and rye. A distinct character of whiskey is its fermentation, distillation, and aging in wooden barrels.


Champaign is a wine produced in a specific region in France. Champaign is a party beverage, often associated with celebrations. To mark the celebrations, it is often more spilled than drunk.