Purple Cafe Bartender Cocktail Quiz

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Cocktail Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    How do you make an American Flyer? 
    • A. 

      1 oz Vodka, 1/4 oz lime juice, 1/4 oz simple syrup. Garnish with Cherry.

    • B. 

      1 oz Vodka, 1/4 oz lemon juice, 1/4 oz simple syrup. Add sparkling wine, garnish with lime peel

    • C. 

      1 oz light rum, 1/4 oz lime juice, 1/4 oz simple syrup. Add sparkling wine, garnish with lime peel

    • D. 

      1 oz light rum, 1/4 oz lemon juice, 1/4 oz simple syrup. Add sparkling wine, garnish with cherry.

  • 2. 
    A guest requests a drink made from 1/3 coffee liqueur, 1/3 Bailey's Irish Cream, and 1/3 Grand Marnier. They've just ordered a ______________?
    • A. 

      Black Russian

    • B. 

      Blood and Sand

    • C. 

      Duck Fart

    • D. 

      B-52

    • E. 

      Trucker's Highway Siesta

  • 3. 
    I'd like a Bay Breeze. Or a Sea Breeze. I'm not sure; what's the difference again? 
    • A. 

      There is no difference. They are the same drink.

    • B. 

      A bay breeze is a Vodka Cran + Pineapple, A Sea Breeze is a Vodka Cran + grapefruit.

    • C. 

      A bay breeze is a Vodka Cran + Grapefruit, A Sea Breeze is a Gin Cran + grapefruit.

    • D. 

      A bay breeze is a Gin Cran + Grapefruit, A Sea Breeze is a Gin Cran + grapefruit.

  • 4. 
    How do make a Black Velvet Rasputin? 
    • A. 

      Equal Parts sparkling white wine and stout beer in a champagne flute, champagne first.

    • B. 

      3/4 sparkling white wine and 1/4 stout beer in a champagne flute, champagne first.

    • C. 

      1/2 Sparkling White wine + 1/4 Creme de Cassis + 1/4 Lemon Juice

    • D. 

      1.5 oz of Black Velvet Whiskey + Fill with Champagne to the top.

  • 5. 
    I'd like a Blood & Sand. How is that made? 
    • A. 

      3/4 oz grenadine, 1 sugar cube [crushed], 1/4 oz Campari. Garnish with a Cherry.

    • B. 

      Equal Parts Vodka and Coffee Liqour. Garnish with a Cherry.

    • C. 

      2/3 oz of the following: Bourbon, Tuaca, Sweet Vermouth. Garnish with an Lemon.

    • D. 

      2/3 oz of the following: Scotch, Cherry Heering, Sweet Vermouth, Orange Juice. Garnish with an Orange.

  • 6. 
    The Classic Champagne Cocktail is made with which of the following ingredients? 
    • A. 

      Champagne/ Sparkling White Wine

    • B. 

      Sweet Vermouth

    • C. 

      Dry Vermouth

    • D. 

      Sugar Cube

    • E. 

      White Wine

    • F. 

      Lemon Juice

    • G. 

      Lime Juice

    • H. 

      Angostura Bitters

    • I. 

      Peychaud's Bitters

    • J. 

      Ratafia de Champagne

  • 7. 
    The Cold Duck is made from______________. 
    • A. 

      2 oz of White Burgundy + Simple Syrup, Sparkling White Wine.

    • B. 

      2 oz of White Bordeaux + Simple Syrup, Sparkling White Wine.

    • C. 

      2 oz of Red Burgundy + Simple Syrup, Sparkling White Wine.

    • D. 

      2 oz of Red Bordeaux + Simple Syrup, Sparkling White Wine.

  • 8. 
    A guest says, "I'd like a Blended Hemmingway Daiquiri." You respond_____________.   
    • A. 

      Absolutely.

    • B. 

      Since the guest is always right, I can't say no. Here it comes.

    • C. 

      I'm sorry- Although we have all the ingredients, we don't have a blender. Would you like that on the rocks?

    • D. 

      You're not cool enough to drink what Hemmingway drank.

  • 9. 
    When a guest orders Pastis, we combine Pastis, Water, and a sugar cube. How do we do this specifically? 
    • A. 

      Pastis and Water are combined with ice, stirred, then poured into a snifter. Sugar cube is added and dissolves.

    • B. 

      The premise of the question is wrong. There is no sugar included with the water and Pastis.

    • C. 

      Sugar cube is placed over a rocks glass on a strainer. The pastis is poured over the cube, then the water, slowly dissolving the cube.

    • D. 

      The sugar cube is placed in a champagne flute. Water is added first, then the pastis.

  • 10. 
    What is the recipe for a Sazerac? 
    • A. 

      2 oz Rye, 3 dashes Peychaud's Bitters, 1 dash Angostura Bitters, Simple Syrup, Absinthe wash.

    • B. 

      1.5 oz Gin, 1 oz Campari, 1oz Lemon Juice. Garnish with a lemon peel.

    • C. 

      2 oz Bourbon, 3 dashes Angostura Bitters, Simple Syrup, Pastis wash.

    • D. 

      1.5 oz Scotch Whisky, 3 dashes Peychaud's Bitters, 1 oz Campari. Garnish with a lemon peel.

  • 11. 
    A Smith & Kearns is made with the same ingredients as a Smith & Wesson, except it lacks____________. 
  • 12. 
    A sidecar at purple is automatically made with ____________ brandy as the base. 
  • 13. 
    A seacaptain's special is made with___________________. 
    • A. 

      Rye, Simple Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Champagne, Pastis.

    • B. 

      Scotch, Simple Syrup, Lemon juice, Pernod.

    • C. 

      Bourbon, Peychaud's Bitters, 1 Sugar Cube, Water.

    • D. 

      Vodka, directly from the bottle.

  • 14. 
    Check all boxes that best describe the steps you would follow to make a Spanish Coffee. 
    • A. 

      Sugar the rim of a brandy snifter/ Burgundy glass.

    • B. 

      Add a small amount of Stroh or High Proof Rum.

    • C. 

      Ignite the rum with a lighter and carmelize the sugar.

    • D. 

      Extinguish the flame by adding Coffee Liqueur.

    • E. 

      Add Metaxa Brandy.

    • F. 

      Add Triple Sec.

    • G. 

      Add Coffee

    • H. 

      Add Whipped Cream.

  • 15. 
    What is a Spritzer? 
    • A. 

      Soda water and a sugar cube, add Angostura Bitters. Garnish with a cherry.

    • B. 

      Still white wine mixed with equal parts sprite & soda water. Garnish with a Lemon twist.

    • C. 

      Still white wine mixed with tonic water, garnished with a lime.

    • D. 

      Sparkling white wine mixed with lemon juice.

  • 16. 
    A guest requests a French 75, substituting Vodka for Gin. This drink is called a ______________. 
  • 17. 
    The ingredient that makes a White Russian different than a Black Russian is _____________. 
  • 18. 
    Select all the ingredients in an Irish Coffee. 
    • A. 

      Coffee

    • B. 

      Cinnamon

    • C. 

      Tuaca

    • D. 

      Kahlua

    • E. 

      Irish Whiskey

    • F. 

      Baileys

    • G. 

      Sugar Cube

    • H. 

      Whipped Cream

  • 19. 
    A Long Island Iced Tea contains which of the following ingredients? 
    • A. 

      Vodka

    • B. 

      Light Rum

    • C. 

      Dark Rum

    • D. 

      Bourbon

    • E. 

      Gin

    • F. 

      Fresh Lemon Juice

    • G. 

      Fresh Lime Juice

    • H. 

      Fresh Grapefruit Juice

    • I. 

      Fresh Cranberry Juice

    • J. 

      Tequila

    • K. 

      Triple Sec

    • L. 

      Simple Syrup

    • M. 

      Coke

    • N. 

      Sprite

  • 20. 
    Manhattans and Martinis are made "perfect" by _______________. 
    • A. 

      Only using top shelf ingredients.

    • B. 

      Stirring Clockwise until the ice is bruised.

    • C. 

      Using IBA approved jiggers to precisely measure the ingredients.

    • D. 

      Mixing equal parts sweet and dry vermouth.

  • 21. 
    A Margarita is magically turned into a Cadillac Margarita through the addition of _______________. 
    • A. 

      A Grand Marnier float.

    • B. 

      Any Tequila aged over 10 years.

    • C. 

      Being served in a to-go cup.

    • D. 

      Any ingredient officially endorsed by General Motors or any of its luxury brand subsidiaries.

  • 22. 
    All brown liquor drinks should be stirred instead of shaken. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    We offer Mojitos. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which ingredients are necessary to make a Bloody Mary? 
    • A. 

      Gin

    • B. 

      Vodka

    • C. 

      Tomato Juice

    • D. 

      Orange Juice

    • E. 

      Cherry Juice

    • F. 

      Horseradish Cream

    • G. 

      Onion Slices

    • H. 

      Beef Broth

    • I. 

      Black Pepper

    • J. 

      Tabasco Sauce

    • K. 

      Worcester Sauce

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