Here Are 15 Of The Most Overrated And Underrated Cocktails According To Reddit Users Who Have Ordered Them

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When it comes to happy hour, every person has their go-to beverage that they can't pass up on the menu.

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Reddit user u/-Constantinos- asked fellow drink enthusiasts: "What is the most overrated and underrated cocktail in your opinion?"

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Here are some of the most memorable overrated and underrated cocktails from the thread. Take a look to see if you agree:

1.Overrated: Negroni

Negroni

"I just don't see the hype personally."

u/Kristara789

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2.Underrated: Sangria

Sangria

"Commonly seen as just wine and juice. If you add in a liqueur of some kind or brandy/cognac, it can really be something special."

u/DuvalHeart

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3.Overrated: Aperol Spritz

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"Not bad for summer evenings, but there are so many better options with prosecco."

u/weroaa

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4.Underrated: Daiquiri

Daiquiri

"Simple, always refreshing and yet overlooked."

u/dephillips21

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5.Overrated: Dry martini

Martini

"Enjoy your chilled vodka, because you know they ain't ordering a gin one."

u/chell0veck

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6.Underrated: Margarita

Margaritas

"As a well-executed cocktail rather than the artificial and overly sweet swill with sub-par gold tequila many people associate with that drink."

u/R0factor

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7.Overrated: Mai Tai

Mai tai

"I've only been one place that balanced this correctly because the typical recipes are flawed."

u/Amenra7

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8.Underrated: Three Dots and a Dash

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"Yes, it's, like, 10 ingredients, but it literally made me say "wow!" out loud the first time I made one."

u/drstock

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9.Overrated: Manhattan

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"Yeah, it's a good cocktail, but honestly, its popularity far outweighs the merits of the drink itself."

u/potatoaster

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10.Underrated: Mr. Bali Hai

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"The combination of coffee liqueur, pineapple juice, and rum is just divine."

u/Roadrunner220

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11.Overrated: Moscow Mule

Moscow mule

"It’s a staple that a lot of my friends love, and I think can be a refreshing option from time to time, but having it over and over really shows it can be a one-dimensional drink and hard to play around with."

u/Angel-jello

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12.Underrated: Army & Navy and Sidecar

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13.Overrated: Any cocktail with prosecco

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"I could be biased; however, as I'm a night person and most of the time I'm serving mimosas, I'm still trying to wake up."

u/ballsandbayonets

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14.Underrated: Japanese slipper

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"Japanese slipper is criminally underrated in my opinion. Such a wonderful combination of flavors."

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15.Overrated: Dirty vodka martinis

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"Especially when they ask for it extra dirty. IMO go drink olive juice from the jar at home."

u/wimmick

Which underrated and overrated cocktails would you add to this list? Share your drink of choice in the comments below!