Montanans are suckers for a good cocktail.

Montanans love an adult beverage.

Beer, cocktails, and wine are all popular drinks in Montana. With the massive amount of breweries, distilleries, and bars across Montana, locals love having a place to unwind with friends.

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Most folks love a good cocktail occasionally. Margaritas, Long Island Ice Teas, and other mixed drinks are available at most bars or restaurants.

There are several cocktails in Montana that locals prefer more than others.

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Which one is the most popular? We might have an answer to that question.

The Manual published a handy map of the Most Popular Cocktails in Every State using information and data from Google Searches.

Which cocktail is the most popular in Montana? It's a tie.

Montanans love an Old Fashioned or a Moscow Mule.

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Old Fashioned makes sense for Montana. Locals love whiskey and have a common term, whiskey ditch, which translates to whiskey and water.

A Moscow Mule has become more popular over the last decade and involves vodka, ginger beer, and fresh lime.

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One unique part of a Moscow Mule is the drink is put together in a copper mug.

We don't make the rules for Moscow Mules.

After looking at the data, we are surprised there was a tie for the most popular cocktail in Montana.

You can get an Old Fashioned in any bar in Montana. It's the same ingredients everywhere you go and one of the first drinks you learn to make as a bartender.

Moscow Mules, on the other hand, are usually found in more upscale bars. The copper mugs aren't cheap, and having them on hand in a dive bar might seem ridiculous.

What's your favorite cocktail? Let us know.

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