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1
Define the following term:

Bitters

Aromatic mixture with a high alcohol content, used as a flavoring, made from herbal extracts

E.g. Angostura bitters, Abbott's bitters, orange bitters, peach bitters

2
Define the following term:

Grenadine

Sweet syrup flavored by pomegranates, used to sweeten and color

3
Define the following term:

Lemon juice

For best flavor use fresh squeezed juice, otherwise bottled

4
Define the following term:

Rose's lime juice

Sweeter and thicker than fresh lime juice

5
Define the following term:

Sugar syrup

Liquid sugar made by mixing granulated sugar with boiling water, 3:2

6
Define the following term:

Bar sugar

Superfine granulated sugar,
used for frosting glasses

7

Why is bar sugar finer than normal sugar?

It dissolves more easily in cold drinks

8
Define the following term:

Salt

Coarse salt used for salting glasses

9

What are 2 drinks that require frosted glasses?

Gimlet and Cosmopolitan

10

What are 2 drinks that require a salted-rim glass?

Margarita and Salty Dog

11
Define the following term:

Club soda

Aka soda water or carbonated water

12
Define the following term:

Tonic water

Soda water flavored with fruit extracts, sugar, and quinine

13
Define the following term:

Seltzer

Soda water with sodium bicarbonite,
very slightly salty

14
Define the following term:

Sparkling mineral water

Purified soda water

15

What are 2 popular brands of sparkling mineral water?

Perrier and San Pellegrino