How Well Do You Know Your Bar Lingo?

Think you know your bar lingo as well as a regular? It's time to find out if you could hold your own down at the local bar! Ready for the results? Take these 12 quiz questions and discover the truth!
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What is a "bar spoon?"
A long mixing spoon
A beer holder
A bar stool
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If someone wants to "build" you a drink, what do they want to do?
Charge you.
Mix you a cocktail.
Buy you a free drink.
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What's the secret ingredient in a "dirty" martini?
Vodka
Olive juice
Lemon water
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What does it mean to "flame" a drink?
To set it on fire.
To heat it up.
To add rum.
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What is a "free pour?"
Making a mixed drink without measuring.
Pouring whatever is left at the bottom of the bottles.
Mixing beer and liquor.
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What is a "highball?"
Sangria
Any liquor mixed with soda
Whiskey on the rocks
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What does it mean when someone is "86'ed?"
They're kicked out.
They're cut off.
They're arrested.
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What is a "long drink?"
A drink with no ice.
A drink with lots of ice.
A drink served in a tall glass.
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If you want a drink "wet" then you want....
More vodka than usual.
More vermouth than usual.
More ice than usual.
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If you want a drink "straight up," then you want it served....
With ice
With no ice
With a mixer
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If a drink is served "neat," then it is served....
Ice cold
At room temperature
Hot
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What is a "finger?"
A free drink
A unit of measurment
A garnish
Result
You have a basic knowledge of bar lingo, but clearly you don't spend much time at the local watering hole! You could definitely stand to brush up on your mixed drinks, bar terms, and bar culture. Go ahead and pour a stiff drink, it's time to do some research!

C+, Bar Lingo Basic

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You are totally bar lingo brainy! You know your bar lingo as only someone who's quite comfortable sitting on a bar stool truly can. You love bar culture and are keen on every term the bartender knows. You know how to order every type of drink, how to describe a rowdy customer, and how to keep up with those who call the local watering hole home!

B+, Bar Lingo Brainy

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You are bar lingo brilliant! It's obvious that you've spent more than your fair share of time sitting on a bar stool just hanging out. You're keen on mixed drinks, know every term the bartender knows, and are well versed in local slang. You can hold your own at any bar in the USA!

A+, Bar Lingo Brilliant

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1
What is a "bar spoon?"
A long mixing spoon
A beer holder
A bar stool
2
If someone wants to "build" you a drink, what do they want to do?
Charge you.
Mix you a cocktail.
Buy you a free drink.
3
What's the secret ingredient in a "dirty" martini?
Vodka
Olive juice
Lemon water
4
What does it mean to "flame" a drink?
To set it on fire.
To heat it up.
To add rum.
5
What is a "free pour?"
Making a mixed drink without measuring.
Pouring whatever is left at the bottom of the bottles.
Mixing beer and liquor.
6
What is a "highball?"
Sangria
Any liquor mixed with soda
Whiskey on the rocks
7
What does it mean when someone is "86'ed?"
They're kicked out.
They're cut off.
They're arrested.
8
What is a "long drink?"
A drink with no ice.
A drink with lots of ice.
A drink served in a tall glass.
9
If you want a drink "wet" then you want....
More vodka than usual.
More vermouth than usual.
More ice than usual.
10
If you want a drink "straight up," then you want it served....
With ice
With no ice
With a mixer
11
If a drink is served "neat," then it is served....
Ice cold
At room temperature
Hot
12
What is a "finger?"
A free drink
A unit of measurment
A garnish