Best Mixed Drinks

Now that the weather's a bit nicer, there's nothing like a simple mixed  drink to cool you down and calm your nerves. To this end, the staff of  Deadspin shoved craftier cocktails to the opposite end of the bar to  come up with a definitive ranking of 14 standard mixed drinks. Here are  the five best and worst; click on the link for the also-rans:Best:

  1. Gin & tonic
  2. Whiskey ginger
  3. Whiskey sour
  4. Greyhound
  5. Gimlet


  1. Vodka Red Bull
  2. Vodka tonic
  3. Long Island iced tea
  4. Bloody Mary
  5. Jack & Coke

Source:  TheConcourse