Is there a non-sexist term for a girl drink such as a strawberry daiquiri, banana sunshine, or squashed strawberry alley cat?

I find these drinks delicious, and would like a term to refer them without any sexist connotations.

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    Is mixed drink suitable, or did you need something more specific, like fruity drink? – Kit Z. Fox Jun 14 '14 at 21:53
  • There is also the term "frou-frou drinks" – Jim Jun 14 '14 at 22:05
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    The idea that there are such things as 'girl drinks' is ineluctably sexist. How should there be a non-sexist term for a sexist concept ? – High Performance Mark Jun 15 '14 at 0:12
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    Is differentiating drinks either sex is more apt to drink or at least believed to really sexist though? Wouldn't it be sexist if they were implied to be worse than other drinks, or am I wrong? Girly drinks are delicious drinks. "Manly" drinks are usually sour or bitter or just strongly alcoholic. – Dispenser Jun 17 '14 at 16:30

How about "fruity" or "sweet" cocktails?

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The term specialty drinks or specialty cocktails is often used for mixed drinks that go beyond the average gin and tonic.

When the preparation involves heavy equipment, it is often called a blended drink.

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  • Your last line has me imagining a cement mixer full of alcohol. :) – Barmar Jun 15 '14 at 3:22
  • @Barmar Some of those blenders make more noise than the cement mixer I operated as a teenager. And the resulting products looked similar. – bib Jun 16 '14 at 1:16

These drinks are all examples of cocktails.

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  • So are dry martinis and whiskey sours; less often considered "girl drinks" than fruity cocktails are. – Jon Hanna Jun 14 '14 at 22:03
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    ......hentails? – Edwin Ashworth Jun 14 '14 at 22:17
  • Many mixed drinks are cocktails but not girlie drinks. – Barmar Jun 15 '14 at 3:21
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    Many of the best bartenders understand that a cocktail contains bitters, by definition. To them the examples given are simply mixed drinks. – ipso Jun 15 '14 at 3:24

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