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A sweetened liquid flavored with lemon or lime, used in cocktails.‘a potent cocktail made with vodka, tequila, rum, gin, triple sec, sour mix, and a splash of Coke’
- ‘Laced with a heady three ounces of rum and one of Grand Marnier, topped off with sour mix and ginger ale, it is described as a "dangerous brew with wicked hangover potential".’
- ‘An English bartender worth his salt wouldn't dream of using a pre-packaged sour mix.’
- ‘Snacks in silver bowls and house specialties as The Boston Ritz Fizz (blue curaçao, amaretto, sour mix and champagne) make it hard to head back out into the cold.’
- ‘The best selling Martini there is Bistro Blues (raspberry vodka and blue curaçao) with a splash of sour mix and Sprite and a cherry garnish.’
- ‘It's not hard to figure out what was on my mind: Music of the Night (pineapple rum and Fruit2O with splashes of sour mix and grenadine).’
- ‘The signature cocktail of blue curaçao, Amaretto, champagne, and a splash of sour mix, which has been served at the bar since 1930, will soon disappear from the menu.’
- ‘His Blue Tudor - a combination of Bombay Sapphire, Cointreau, blue curaçao and a splash of sweet and sweet and sour mix - is now the bar's signature drink.’
- ‘It consists of tequila, cointreau, sour mix, fresh lime and crushed ice, and comes in the obligatory salted glass.’
- ‘It was a Long Island iced tea, a potent cocktail made with vodka, tequila, rum, gin, triple sec, sour mix, and a splash of Coke.’
- ‘For each glass, pour in one and a half ounces of base, three-fourths ounce of Cointreau, squeeze on half a fresh lime, and add a shot of sweet and sour mix.’
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