Wednesday is National Rum Punch Day, but that's not the top cocktail of Michigan

Posted at 12:52 PM, Sep 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-20 12:52:46-04

Wednesday is National Rum Punch Day. A drink that takes you back to the islands, cruise ships, or maybe to one of Michigan's beautiful beaches. 

National Rum Punch Day in the United States is celebrated on September 20. 

This signature cocktail from the Caribbean, has been part of good times to many who live on the islands and many more who have visited. According to tourism is a vital part of the Caribbean islands and it is important to focus on the experiences, tastes and adventures that the islands have to offer as they rebuild from the hurricanes. 

The team has tried many rum punches across the islands, in addition to some other Caribbean cocktail favorites. They discovered the most popular Caribbean drink of those living in the U.S., according to Google search trends. The winner - the Mojito across every state besides Alabama and Mississippi. And rum punch landed at the number 10 spot for favorite Caribbean cocktail overall.

Here's the list!

Top 10 Caribbean Cocktails in the US according to Google Search:

1. Mojito
2. Pina Colada
3. Mai Tai
4. Cuba Libre
5. Sex on the Beach
6. Strawberry Daquiri
7. Bahama Mama
8. Bushwacker
9. Rum Runner
10. Rum Punch