Can You Decipher Bartender Lingo?

You may love a good stiff drink, but could you really talk the talk when it comes to bartending? Let's find out just how many words of bartender lingo you actually know! You may not be as savvy as you think. Ready? Let's go!
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Question 1/10

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This tool helps bartenders create the perfect pour every time.
Mister
Jigger
Sniffer
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If a bartender needs to "86" a customer, then they need to do what?
Kick them out.
Cut them off.
Make them pay their bill.
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Which term describes a drink served at room temperature, with no ice or chilling?
Neat
On the rocks
Straight up
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What is the "point" on the bar?
The corner closest to the bathroom
The corner closest to the door.
The middle of the bar.
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What does it mean to "build a drink?"
To make the drink.
To pour a drink out.
To give a drink for free.
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These cocktail additives, made from herbs and roots, are used to make both a Manhattan and the classic martini.
Sours
Bitters
Sugars
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Question 7/10

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Which of the following is NOT typically found in an Old Fashioned?
Vermouth
Bitters
Sugars
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Question 8/10

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What is a "virgin" drink?
A drink made with rum.
A drink with no alcohol.
A drink that's on the house.
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Question 9/10

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What type of glass should you use to serve brandy?
Snifter
Shot
High ball
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Question 10/10

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Where does the best bartender work?
The point
The pike
The rig
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you're bartender basic! Though you might love a good cocktail every now and again, you don't really understand much about the world of bartending. Making drinks isn't really your thing, nor is conversing with the bartender. Worry not, at least you still get to drink to this quiz!

C+, Bartender Basic

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Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you're bartender brainy! Though you may not understand every bit of bartender slang, you're pretty clear on the lingo and can definitely hold your own. We think you're the dream customer at Happy Hour and the type of person who likes to spend a bit of time at the bar. Go ahead and reward yourself with a drink or two!

B+, Bartender Brainy

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You're bartender brilliant, a true martini master! You know your way behind the bar and are pretty adept at making any number of drinks. It's pretty clear that you've spent quite a bit of time learning the ins and outs of different drinks and getting to now your local bartenders. Cheers to an amazing quiz performance!

A+, Bartender Brilliant

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1
This tool helps bartenders create the perfect pour every time.
Mister
Jigger
Sniffer
2
If a bartender needs to "86" a customer, then they need to do what?
Kick them out.
Cut them off.
Make them pay their bill.
3
Which term describes a drink served at room temperature, with no ice or chilling?
Neat
On the rocks
Straight up
4
What is the "point" on the bar?
The corner closest to the bathroom
The corner closest to the door.
The middle of the bar.
5
What does it mean to "build a drink?"
To make the drink.
To pour a drink out.
To give a drink for free.
6
These cocktail additives, made from herbs and roots, are used to make both a Manhattan and the classic martini.
Sours
Bitters
Sugars
7
Which of the following is NOT typically found in an Old Fashioned?
Vermouth
Bitters
Sugars
8
What is a "virgin" drink?
A drink made with rum.
A drink with no alcohol.
A drink that's on the house.
9
What type of glass should you use to serve brandy?
Snifter
Shot
High ball
10
Where does the best bartender work?
The point
The pike
The rig