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1
Define the following term:

Add

To put in an ingredient

2
Define the following term:

Chill

To freeze a glass or to let ice and/or water stand in a glass

3
Define the following term:

Color

To add a few drops of liquid for its coloring effects

4
Define the following term:

Dash

The smallest bar measure, also "Splash"

5
Define the following term:

Decant

To pour wine from a bottle that has deposits into another container,
often in a carafe that will allow the wine to breathe

(Usually done with red or port wine)

6
Define the following term:

Fill

To add an ingredient to the
remainder of a cocktail

7
Define the following term:

Float

A very small amount of liquor carefully poured on top of a cocktail,
often done over the back of a spoon, also "Layering"

8
Define the following term:

Frost

To rub sugar on the rim of a glass

9
Define the following term:

Crusta

A sugar-rimmed glass

10
Define the following term:

Garnish

To decorate with pre-cut fruit or vegetables

11
Define the following term:

Muddle

To crush an ingredient with another,
for sugar, mint, etc.

12
Define the following term:

Salt

To rub salt on the rim of a glass

13
Define the following term:

Shake

To mix in a shaker with ice 

(As to use a more violent technique)

14
Define the following term:

Stir

To mix in a shaker with ice

(As to use a more gentle technique with a spoon)

15
Define the following term:

Strain

To pour from shaker into a cocktail glass through a straining device

16
Define the following term:

Back up

Another round (of the same drink)

17
Define the following term:

Brut

Used to describe Champagne as "dry"

18
Define the following term:

Call drink

A drink ordered by a call name,
e.g. Tanqueray and tonic instead of a gin and tonic

19
Define the following term:

Chaser

Liquid used to follow a drink,
usually non-alcoholic like juice or soda

20
Define the following term:

Dry

Less sweet

21
Define the following term:

Neat

Unmixed, without ice,
also "Plain" or "Straight Up"

22
Define the following term:

On the rocks

With ice

23
Define the following term:

Proof

An American measurement of alcohol strength or content: twice the percentage of alcohol in the bottle

24
Define the following term:

Soda back

Soda on the side,
most common when a customer asks for scotch

25
Define the following term:

Sundries

Bar snacks,
e.g. chips or peanuts

26
Name the bartending term:

To put in an ingredient

Add

27
Name the bartending term:

To freeze a glass or to let ice and/or water stand in a glass

Chill

28
Name the bartending term:

To add a few drops of liquid for its coloring effects

Color

29
Name the bartending term:

The smallest bar measure, also "Splash"

Dash

30
Name the bartending term:

To pour wine from a bottle that has deposits into another container,
often in a carafe that will allow the wine to breathe

(Usually done with red or port wine)

Decant