I love a good stiff drink no matter where it's from, but I can't deny that I'm a sucker for many Latin cocktails and there appears to be so many to choose from. Some Latin drinks are so ubiquitous you don't even consider where they first originated. I mean you don't have to go to a specifically Latin bar to get most of these drinks, you can walk into any bar in a cosmopolitan city and order some of our favorite Latin cocktails and the mixologist will easily and happily concoct one for you without batting an eyelash.

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Still it's kind of cool to know where the drinks originated. Here are 10 of our favorite Latin cocktails and where they originated. I'm ashamed to say I was really off on one of them. I could have sworn it was from Mexico, but boy was I wrong. I don't want to tell you which one it was, but you might be able to guess.

Topics: drinks  hispanic heritage month  latin drinks