Drink: Cosmopolitan (in a lowball -- they ran out of martini glasses).
Why: "It's fruity and it tastes good. But you have to keep count. One is enough, but after two, it's trouble."
41, Apple Valley
Drink: Pomegranate martini.
Why: "I think pomegranate is good for you. And martinis are in right now."
40, St. Paul
Drink: Green grape martini.
Why: "I had never had a grape martini before. I'm a big fan of martinis. They get you where you want to be."
Drink: Her own mix -- Stoli raspberry vodka, with soda and a splash of cranberry. Lime garnish.
Why: "It's very light and refreshing. The Stoli is a good vodka, so you don't really taste it."
25, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Drink: Solera's Scarlet Letter (Stoli raspberry, Absolut Citron, Pama liqueur and pomegranate puree).
Why: "I like sweeter drinks, so the raspberry and the pomegranate interested me. You know, fruity things."
Drink: Solera's Chupacabra (Effen Black Cherry vodka, white cranberry juice, dried cherries, cracked black pepper and goat cheese).
Why: "It was just different. And I like cherries. And pepper. And goat cheese, for that matter."