Pour into and out of a shaker, usually only
once. Gives the drink a quick mixing without shaking.
A liquor and mixer, of which the liquor
is a defined brand. (ie. Tanqueray and Tonic, Bacardi and Coke)
A tall drink of any liquor served in a collins
or highball glass with shaved or crushed ice and garnished with
fresh fruit and mint sprigs.
A mixer that is consumed immediately after
a straight shot of liquor to create a different taste.
Any of various alcoholic beverages consisting
usually of brandy, whiskey, vodka, or gin combined with fruit
juices or other liquors and often served chilled.
A drink akin to a sour which is served in
a tall glass with soda water or seltzer water.
A drink consisting of ginger ale, soda water,
and a fresh spiral or twist of citrus fruit rind, served in a
collins or highball glass.
A sour-type drink served in a glass that
is completely lined with an orange or lemon peel cut in a continuous
A punch-type drink that made up in quantities
of cups or glasses in preference to a punch bowl.
An oversize 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.
Normally applies to the last ingredient
in a recipe, meaning to pour onto the top of the drink.
A traditional holiday drink containing a
combination of eggs beaten with cream or milk, sugar, and a liquor
such as brandy, rum, or bourbon.
A sour-type drink similar to the daisy,
made with crushed ice in a large goblet.
An effervescent beverage. (ie. that which
is carbonated or which emits small bubbles.)
A chilled, creamy drink made of eggs, sugar,
and a wine or spirit. Brandy and sherry flips are two of the better
A partially frozen, often fruity drink.
It is usually a mixture of ingredients served over a mound of
A rum-based beverage with water, fruit juice
and sugar, commonly served in a large mug.
Any spirit served with ice and soda water
in a medium to tall glass (often a highball glass).
A drink made of bourbon, mint, sugar and
A short drink made of spirits served with
ice, water or soda in a small glass.
A liquor served over a glass filled with
crushed ice, often a way of serving liqueur as an after dinner
A sweetened and spiced heated liquor, wine
or beer, served as a hot punch.
The consumption of a spirit as a straight,
A punch-like combination containing a wine,
such as port, heated with spices and sweetened.
A quarter of a bottle.
A wine or liquor taken before bedtime.
A wine or liquor poured over ice cubes.
A drink designed to relieve the effects
of overindulgence in alcohol.
An old british drink from which the eggnog
was derived. It consists of a mixture of heated ale or wine curdled
with milk, eggs, and spices.
A traditional afternoon drink made of equal
parts spirit and milk, topped with club soda and served over ice.
A party-size beverage consisting of fruit,
fruit juices, flavorings and sweeteners, soft drinks, and a wine
or liquor base.
A drink made a liquor, usually gin, a half
lime and soda water. It is sometimes sweetened, and often served
with ice in a rickey glass.
A tall chilled and sweetened wine/liquor
garnished with nutmeg.
A straight shot of whiskey or other kind
of spirit taken neat.
Spirits, fruit juices, and sugar, aged in
a sealed container such as a cask or crock, then usually bottled.
A tall drink made with either brandy, whiskey
or gin, with lemon juice, sugar and soda water. It is served both
hot and cold.
A short julep made of liquor, sugar, and
mint, served in a small glass.
A short drink consisting of liquor, lemon/lime
juice and sugar.
Also known as top shelf or super premium.
The high octane, often higher proof alcohols, or super-aged or
A tall, traditionally rum-based cocktail
filled with cracked ice. A stirring rod or swizzle stick is quickly
rotated between the palm of the hands to form frost on the glass.
A beverage made from a mixture of sweetened
milk/cream, wine and spices.
A sweetened drink of liquor and hot water,
often with spices and served in a tall glass.
A small amount of liquor.
A non-alcoholic drink.
A liquor and mixer, of which neither are
defined brands. (ie. Gin and Tonic, Rum and Coke)