Have you ever had a Paloma?
I had to look up "what is a Paloma"? I found a list of the most popular cocktails in every state.
You probably have had a Paloma. You probably know, but a Paloma is a tequila based drink with a grapefruit flavored soda and a lime wedge. In my home state of Wisconsin, the most popular drink is an "old fashioned". You familiar? It is basically a whiskey sweet. What makes it different is bitters. There is the short answer. Here is the list of most popular drinks in every state from thrillist.com.