The best bartenders have an encyclopedic knowledge of cocktails and know how to keep things rolling while letting the liquor flow. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of all things bartending!
James Bond committed the ultimate bartending faux pas when he asked that this drink be, "shaken, not stirred."
This tool helps bartenders create the perfect pour every time.
Which term describes a drink served at room temperature, with no ice or chilling?
- on the rocks
- straight up
Tom Cruise showed off his bartending skills in this classic 1988 film.
- "Risky Business"
- "Stand by Me"
These cocktail additives, made from herbs and roots, are used to make both a Manhattan and the classic martini.
How can you estimate the proof of a liquor?
- double the alcohol by volume
- half the alcohol by volume
- add 50 to the alcohol by volume
Which of the following is NOT typically found in an Old Fashioned?
Which two ingredients make up a martini?
- vodka and bitters
- gin and tonic
- gin and vermouth
Made in Mexico, this liquor serves as the foundation for the margarita.
What type of glass should you use to serve brandy?
What tool helps bartenders crush fruit?
Which of the following types of drinks should be shaken prior to serving?
- drinks made with gin
- drinks containing sparkling water
- drinks made with creamy liquors
What is a mist?
- a drink served over crushed ice
- a drink that's boiled and then cooled prior to serving
- a flaming drink
What two ingredients make up the Shirley Temple?
- ginger ale and grenadine
- cola and simple syrup
- orange juice and seltzer water
Which ingredient is NOT found in the typical cosmopolitan?
- triple sec
What act, passed just after the 18th Amendment, helped to bring about Prohibition?
What liquor is typically found in a Bloody Mary?
What fortified wine can be found in both the martini and Manhattan?
What type of liquor serves as the base for the Manhattan?
The majority of beer sold in the United States falls into this category.