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1
Q

What characterizes a lowball?

A
  • Primarily liquor served “on the rocks”
  • Sometimes with or without a mixture
  • Typically a shot to shot ratio
2
Q

What is the technique for mixing any lowball?

A
  1. Fill a lowball glass 3/4 with ice
  2. Pour in a one-to-one ratio over ice (alcohol first)
  3. Stir

No garnishes for lowballs unless otherwise specified

3
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Black Russian

A

Vodka, Kahlua

4
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Brave Bull

A

Tequila, Kahlua, Garnish with a lemon twist

5
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Dirty Mother

A

Brandy, Kahlua

6
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Godmother

A

Vodka, Amaretto

7
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Godfather

A

Scotch, Amaretto

8
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

French Connection

A

Brandy, Amaretto

9
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Rusty Nail

A

Scotch, Drambuie

10
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Russian Turkey

A

Vodka, Cranberry Juice

11
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Tootsie Roll

A

Vodka, Crème de Cacao

12
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Brandy Stinger

A

Brandy, Crème de Menthe

13
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Vodka Stinger

A

Vodka, Crème de Menthe

14
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Jellybean

A

Brandy, Anisette, Add a few drops of Grenadine

15
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Sweet Cream

A

Kahlua, Bailey’s Irish Cream

16
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Mudslide/
Orgasm

A

Vodka, Kahlua, Bailey’s Irish Cream

17
Q

Why must you use premium vodka when adding it to cream liqueur?

A

If a premium vodka is not used, the cream liqueur may curdle

18
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

IRA Cocktail

A

Jameson’s Irish Whiskey, Bailey’s Irish Cream

19
Q

Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Silk Panties

A

Vodka, Peach Schnapps

20
Q

Describe the technique for Whiskey, Scotch, and Bourbon Lowballs.

A
  1. Fill a lowball glass 3/4 with ice
  2. Pour 1.5 oz of whiskey, scotch, or bourbon
  3. Splash of a mixer
  4. Stir
21
Q

Describe the technique for the following lowball:

Old Fashioned

A
  1. Muddle 1/2 tsp bar sugar with a few drops of Angostura Bitters and club soda
  2. Add ice to glass
  3. 2 oz bourbon/blended whiskey
  4. Garnish with cherry and orange slice
22
Q

List the ingredients for the following lowball:

Whiskey and Ginger

A
  1. 1.5 oz whiskey
  2. Splash with ginger ale
  3. Garnish with lemon twist
23
Q

List the ingredients for the following lowball:

V.O. and Water

A
  1. 1.5 Seagram’s V.O.
  2. Splash of water
  3. Garnish with lemon twist
24
Q

List the ingredients for the following lowball:

Seven and Seven

A
  1. 1.5 oz Seagrams 7
  2. Splash of 7-Up
  3. Garnish with lemon twist
25
Q

List the ingredients for the following lowball:

Scotch and Water

A
  1. 1.5 oz scotch
  2. Splash of water
26
Q

Describe the technique for the following lowball:

Scotch and Soda

A
  1. 1.5 oz scotch
  2. Splash of soda
27
Q

List the ingredients for the following lowball:

Bourbon and Water

A
  1. 1.5 oz bourbon
  2. Splash of water
28
Q

Describe the technique for the following lowball:

Bourbon and Soda

A
  1. 1.5 oz bourbon
  2. Splash of soda