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2010 Top Drinks and Bottles

With the end of 2010 almost upon us, we thought it would be fun to look back at our first full year in business and see what was popular with you, the mighty cocktail blog readers.  The holidays – specifically Christmas and Halloween – brought us lots of traffic, especially as we were fortunate enough to be including in a Top Halloween Drinks article which found its way to The Huffington Post and, at Christmas, to be included among WordPress’ Freshly Pressed picks for several days.  Needless to say, holiday drinks topped our lists.

So, without further ado, here are some 12 Bottle Bar Top Lists for 2010…

Top 5 Most-Popular Drinks of 2010

  1. Buttered Beere
  2. Poison Apple Punch
  3. The Vampire
  4. Holland Razor Blade
  5. The Jack Torrance

Yes, those are all Christmas (well, one) and Halloween (all the rest) drinks.  How about if we eliminate the holiday drinks from the running:


Top 5 Most-Popular Non-Holiday Drinks of 2010

  1. Whiskey Sour Jelly Shot
  2. Stone Fence
  3. The Scofflaw
  4. Whiskey Sour (Four Ways)
  5. The Cocktail and The Sling (two drinks, one post)


And, now, our most-popular bottles for the year:

Top 5 Most-Popular Bottles for 2010

  1. Redbreast Irish Whiskey
  2. Pusser’s Navy Rum
  3. Bols Genever
  4. Kübler Absinthe
  5. Leopold’s Small Batch Gin