Basic Questions About Bartending

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Bartending Quizzes & Trivia

You may have gone to different clubs and hear some people call a mix of drink by a different name. This may be confusing to you if you don’t know any of the common bartending lingoes. The quiz below is designed to test out what you know. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does DOGGYSTYLE mean?
    • A. 

      Float w. vodka

    • B. 

      Float w. bacardi

    • C. 

      Salt rim of glass

    • D. 

      Dont salt rim of glass

  • 2. 
    The slang ON MALIBU BEACH means what?
    • A. 

      Float with midori

    • B. 

      Float with malibu rum

    • C. 

      Float with vodka

  • 3. 
    The slang word UP AGAINST THE WALL means what?
    • A. 

      Float with meyers dark rum

    • B. 

      Float with galliano

    • C. 

      Float with tia maria

  • 4. 
    The slang word ST. PATTYS DAY/ SHAMROCK DAY means what, and only to what kind of drinks?
    • A. 

      Float with green creme de menthe, coffee drinks only

    • B. 

      Float with white creme de menthe

    • C. 

      Float with green creme de menthe

  • 5. 
    With a ZING slang word means what?
    • A. 

      Float with vodka

    • B. 

      Float with peach schnapps

    • C. 

      Float with galliano

  • 6. 
    The slang word WITH A BANG means what?
    • A. 

      Float with vodka

    • B. 

      Float with bacardi

    • C. 

      Float with bacardi 151

  • 7. 
    The slang word SCREAMING means what?
    • A. 

      Float with vodka

    • B. 

      Float with rum

    • C. 

      Float with gin

  • 8. 
    BIG RED BALLS slang word means what?
    • A. 

      Top float with creme de noyax

    • B. 

      Hard pour grenadine

    • C. 

      Float with grenadine

  • 9. 
    The slang word MULTIPLE means what?
    • A. 

      Float with rum

    • B. 

      Float with tia maria

    • C. 

      Float with vodka and gin

  • 10. 
    Fit for a king means what type of glass?
    • A. 

      In a hurricane glass

    • B. 

      In a collins glass

    • C. 

      In a highball glass

  • 11. 
    Which is the correct answer how your speed rack should be set up?
    • A. 

      Dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, brandy, rum, triple sec, tequila, bourboun, gin, scotch, vodka

    • B. 

      Sweet vermouth, dry vermouth, brandy, rum, triple sec, tequila, bourboun, gin, scotch, vodka

  • 12. 
    Which of the answers are all vodkas?
    • A. 

      Absolute, bacardi, belvedere, fris

    • B. 

      Ketel one, absolute, greygoose, solichnaya

    • C. 

      Greygoose, popov, smirnoff, seagrams

  • 13. 
    Which of the answers are all gin?
    • A. 

      Beefeater, bombay sapphire, ten

    • B. 

      Bombay sapphire, ten, meyers

    • C. 

      Beefeater, tanqueray, gordons

  • 14. 
    Which of the answers are all brandy?
    • A. 

      Christian brothers, martell, e&j

    • B. 

      E&j, metaxa, christian brothers

    • C. 

      E&j, two fingers, martell

  • 15. 
    Name one AMERICAN BLENDED WHISKEY other than Jack daniels
  • 16. 
    Which answer is all candian whiskey?
    • A. 

      Kessler, black velvet, candian club

    • B. 

      Black velvet, candaian club, seagrams vo, crown royal

    • C. 

      Candian club, seagrams vo, crown royal

  • 17. 
    Which of the answers are all rum?
    • A. 

      Captian morgan, bacardi, malibu, parrot bay, mount gay

    • B. 

      Bacardi, Parrot bay, hana bay, meyers

    • C. 

      Meyers, parrot bay, captian morgan, jim beam

  • 18. 
    Which of the answers are all scotch?
    • A. 

      Black and white, j&b, passport, pinch, goldschlager

    • B. 

      Chivas regal, cutty shark, pinch, glen livet, passport

  • 19. 
    Which of the answers are all bourbon?
    • A. 

      Old crow, wild turkey, old mother

    • B. 

      Jim beam, old forrester, early times

    • C. 

      Makers mark, two fingers, old forrester

  • 20. 
    Which of the answers are all cognac?
    • A. 

      Hennessey, remy martin, napolean

    • B. 

      Martell, courvoisier, napolean

  • 21. 
    Which of the answers are all domestic beer?
    • A. 

      Budweiser, coors, michelob, red dog, piper

    • B. 

      Red dog, Rolling rock, Red hook, michelob ultra

    • C. 

      New castle, budweiser, coors, sam adams

  • 22. 
    Which of the answers are all imported beer?
    • A. 

      Asahi, corona, guinness, red dog

    • B. 

      Becks, whatneys red, bass ale

  • 23. 
    Which of the answers are all champage?
    • A. 

      Cooks, moet, crystal, chandon

    • B. 

      Becks, piper, tattinger, mumms

    • C. 

      Mumms, taittinger, asti spumante

  • 24. 
    Name a appetizer wine
  • 25. 
    Name a burgundy wine
  • 26. 
    Which is a red dinner wine in the claret family?
    • A. 

      Cabernet, gringolino, concord

    • B. 

      Cabernet, gringolino, zinfandel

  • 27. 
    Which is a white dinner wine under the chablis family?
    • A. 

      Chardonnay, pinot blanc, file blanche

    • B. 

      Riesling, file blanche, chardonnay

  • 28. 
    Name a white wine in the SAUTERNE family