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Definition: A Mixed Drink is an alcoholic beverage of two or more ingredients. Typically, a base spirit is combined with other distilled spirits, mixers, sweetners, juices and water.

The term Mixed Drink can also refer more specifically to tall or short drinks with a spirit and mixer served over ice, such as the Gin & Tonic and Screwdriver.

A Cocktail is a type of Mixed Drink.

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