Flashcards in Bar Terms Deck (38):
A cordial/liqueur drink made with a layer of cream
An iced glass of plain water or requested beverage. "Backs" are typically served with or behind a cocktail.
Area of bar located furthest from the public, used to display inventory, glassware, cash register, etc.
The amount of money initially deposited into the register at the beginning of the shift
An apprentice bartender assisting behind the bar
Sour mix (sweetened lemon juice)
A roster of all opened and unopened bottles of liquors and liqueurs stocked behind the bar at any point in time
A narrow ledge or shelf which runs the length of the inside of the bar top on which the bartender prepares a drink
Preparing a mixed drink directly into a glass
Readily identifiable brands of liquors, best-known
A mid-priced liquor category
A flared top glass decanter used for wine
To refrigerate or ice a glass or product prior to service
A heavy, steel rectangular plate located on the bottom of the ice bin. The soda gun's feed lines are coiled inside it to cool the mixers as they dispense
Served in a tall iced glass, one part requested liquor, 2 parts sour mix, and fill with soda
Impurities or particulates held in suspension in distilled spirits, contributing to the flavor, color, and aroma of the liquor.
An under the counter refrigeration unit used behind the bar reach in
A term used synonymously with the word "liqueur"
The charge paid to enter an establishment, usually for live entertainment
To refuse further alcohol service to a customer
A double portion of requested alcohol
To pour a draft beer
The opposite of sweet
When a customer is "eighty-sixed", they have been asked to leave the premises. When a product or menu item is eighty-sixed, its temporarily out of stock
Finely crushed ice
A technique of preparing a drink in an electric blender, turned on for only 3-5 seconds to yield a frothy, partially frozen drink
The last ingredient added to a drink, poured unmeasured on top. It is usually the darkest ingredient and the heaviest one.
A drink made with liqueur served over crushed ice
A chemical additive to create a foamy head
A liquor with a rich, slightly heavy consistency
A liquor with a broad, rich taste
A carbonated mixer or electronic liquor dispenser
The foam on a glass of beer
The common term for the establishment where you work
A small bin or box designed to hold bottles, usually located on both sides of the ice bin, keeping the contents cold
A style of tall drink built directly into a glass over flaked ice, sugar, crushed mint leaves, and preferred base liquor
The notification to patrons that it is nearly closing time and the last opportunity to purchase a drink