Quiz: Bartending lingo: Learn the language of booze
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Bartending lingo: Learn the language of booze
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About This Quiz

Alcohol is one of the oldest and most prized beverages. In the world of beer, wine and cocktails, there's a whole language that a professional bartender must know, pertaining to drinks, ingredients and tools of the trade. Do you speak the language of booze, or is your bartending lingo limited to the three words: "Shaken, not stirred"?

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What is the name of the little glass of something that accompanies a drink?
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What is it called when a customer orders a specific brand of liquor to be combined with a specific brand of mixer?
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What is it called when a recipe requires only a small amount of something?
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What is the verb used for setting a drink on fire?
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What's the name of the items added after the drink is prepared, to enhance the presentation?
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When you mix liquor with soda and put it in a tall glass, what is it called?
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What is the hourglass-shaped tool that allows you to measure a certain number of ounces on one side, and a different number on the other side?
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What is the verb for crushing up various ingredients to put in a drink?
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What do you call a one-ounce shot of somethin' somethin'?
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What's the verb for wetting the top of a glass, then applying salt or sugar?
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What is the name of the cocktail that mixes wine, fruit, and often triple sec?
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What is the name of a drink order that's the opposite of a call drink, ie., no brands specified for liquor or mixer?
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What is the name of the large mixing tool that often has a lemon zester on the other end?
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What's the name of the thing you drink after a shot to lessen the burn or mask its taste?
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What do you call an extra dry martini that has olive juice in it?
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What is it called when one alcohol sits atop another alcohol in a glass?
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What is the name for a drink poured straight out of the bottle, with no ice?
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What do you call gently mixing a drink that is already assembled, using a shaker?
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This bartender lingo refers to the long stainless steel shelf connected to the ice well and sinks behind the bar.
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What do you call a non-alcoholic drink?
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What is the name of the botanical alcohol blend that enhances the flavor of a cocktail?
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What is the verb used to describe the process of adding ice and water to a glass to cool it off before pouring the cocktail in?
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What's the term used to describe a martini with very little vermouth?
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What's it called when you pour and mix a drink without any kind of measuring device?
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What's another name for top shelf liquor?
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Which of the following cannot be used to make vodka?
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What is another term for the bar lime or lemon mix?
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What do you call a warm, sweetened drink with liquor, served in a tall glass?
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What's another bar term for making a drink?
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A commercially bottled alcoholic beverage that contains different kinds of alcohols and flavors is called what ?
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What is a shaker tin made of?
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What do you call the rind of a lemon often used to garnish cocktails?
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Which of the following cannot be used to hold the garnish in a cocktail?
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