Mountain Dew is a tried and true mixer for cocktails. In fact, this sweet, citrusy soda was actually invented just for this purpose! So, what Mountain Dew cocktails are the best? Keep on reading below to get the full scoop on the ones that you just MUST try.
The Best Mountain Dew Cocktails
Mountain Dew is a sweet, fizzy citrusy tasting soda. It was created in the 1940’s by a Tennessee beverage company (source). One of it’s original intended purposes was to be a mixer for Whiskey (not surprising, since whiskey is also a big part of Tennessee history as well).
Since then, Mountain Dew has grown above and beyond a single mixer for a nice Tennessee whiskey. In fact, mountain dew even has multiple different variations that you can use in your cocktails such as:
- Diet Mountain Dew
- Zero Sugar Mountain Dew
- Mountain Dew flavors like:
- Code Red (cherry flavored)
- Voltage (raspberry flavored)
- Livewire (orange flavored)
- Major Melon (melon flavored)
- Spark (raspberry lemonade flavored)
From easy two ingredient highball cocktails to more elaborate mixed drinks, check out all the very best, must try mountain dew cocktails below.
Mountain Dew Cocktail FAQ
Mountain dew tastes like sweet citrus. It is a little different than other citrus sodas which are usually a lemon-lime flavor since Mountain Dew has an extra sweetness and twist of orange added in.
Although you can mix mountain dew with just about any alcohol many people find it goes best with whiskey. Afterall, that is the liquor is was invented to be mixed with.
Mountain Dew was originally made as a mixer for whiskey. However, it works well as a mixer for most all liquors including (but not limited to) vodka, tequila, rum and jager.