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Transcript of Bartending Terminologies
Bartending TerminologiesPart 1
BoxPour into and out of shaker, usually only once. Gives the drink a quick mixing without shaking. A mixer that is consumed immediately after a straight shot of liquor to create a different taste.
CocktailAny of various alcoholic beverages consisting usually of brandy, whiskey, vodka, or gin combined with fruit juices or other liquors and often served chilled.
CupA punch-type drink that made is made up in quantities of cups or glasses in preference to a punch bowl.
DaisyAn oversized drink of the sour type, normally made with rum or gin. It is served over crushed ice with a straw, and sweetened with a fruit syrup.
LaceNormally applies to the last ingredient in a recipe, meaning to pour onto the top of the drink.
EggnogA traditional holiday drink containing a combination of eggs beaten with cream or milk, sugar, and a liquor such as brandy, rum or, bourbon.
FixA sour-type drink similar to the daisy, made with crushed ice in a large goblet.
FizzAn effervescent beverage. (carbonated)
FlipA chilled, creamy drink made of eggs, sugar, and a wine or spirit. Brandy and sherry flips are two of the better known kinds.
FrappeA partially frozen, often fruity drink. It is usually a mixture of ingredients served over a mound of crushed ice.
GrogA rum-based beverage with water, fruit juice, and sugar, commonly served in a large mug.
Bartending TerminologiesPart 2
NeatDrink served at room temperature without ice.
Straight UpThe ingredients of the drink are chilled before they are poured into the serving glass. NO ICE.
Virgin (Unleaded)A drink without any alcohol in it.
Back (Chaser)A drink served in a separate glass.
BruisedA straight up Martini that is shaken instead of stirred.
DitchA drink with a water mix.
DoubleA drink with double the amount of liquor.
ElectricA drink with Tequila mixed in.
ScreamingA drink with Vodka poured on top.
Frappe (Mist)A drink poured over crushed ice.
ToplessA Margarita without the salted rim on the glass.
(With a) TwistA lemon twisted on top of the drink and dripped into it.
WetMore of the mix.
StoneAny drink that has the word stone in it contains orange juice.
Dirty/Brave/BlackAny drink whose name has any of these three words in it, contains Kahlua. (Kahla is a Mexican coffee-flavored rumbased liqueur. It is dense and sweet, with the distinct taste of coffee, from which it is made.)