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1

What characterizes a lowball?

  • Primarily liquor served "on the rocks"
  • Sometimes with or without a mixture
  • Typically a shot to shot ratio

2

What is the technique for mixing any lowball?

  1. Fill a lowball glass 3/4 with ice
  2. Pour in a one-to-one ratio over ice (alcohol first)
  3. Stir

No garnishes for lowballs unless otherwise specified

3
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Black Russian

Vodka, Kahlua

4
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Brave Bull

Tequila, Kahlua, Garnish with a lemon twist

5
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Dirty Mother

Brandy, Kahlua

6
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Godmother

Vodka, Amaretto

7
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Godfather

Scotch, Amaretto

8
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

French Connection

Brandy, Amaretto

9
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Rusty Nail

Scotch, Drambuie

10
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Russian Turkey

Vodka, Cranberry Juice

11
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Tootsie Roll

Vodka, Crème de Cacao

12
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Brandy Stinger

Brandy, Crème de Menthe

13
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Vodka Stinger

Vodka, Crème de Menthe

14
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Jellybean

Brandy, Anisette, Add a few drops of Grenadine

15
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Sweet Cream

Kahlua, Bailey's Irish Cream

16
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Mudslide/
Orgasm

Vodka, Kahlua, Bailey's Irish Cream

17

Why must you use premium vodka when adding it to cream liqueur?

If a premium vodka is not used, the cream liqueur may curdle

18
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

IRA Cocktail

Jameson's Irish Whiskey,
Bailey's Irish Cream

19
Name the ingredients of the following lowball:

Silk Panties

Vodka, Peach Schnapps

20

Describe the technique for Whiskey, Scotch, and Bourbon Lowballs.

  1. Fill a lowball glass 3/4 with ice
  2. Pour 1.5 oz of whiskey, scotch, or bourbon
  3. Splash of a mixer
  4. Stir

21
Describe the technique for the following lowball:

Old Fashioned

  1. Muddle 1/2 tsp bar sugar with a few drops of Angostura Bitters and club soda
  2. Add ice to glass
  3. 2 oz bourbon/blended whiskey
  4. Garnish with cherry and orange slice
     

22
List the ingredients for the following lowball:

Whiskey and Ginger

  1. 1.5 oz whiskey
  2. Splash with ginger ale
  3. Garnish with lemon twist

23
List the ingredients for the following lowball:

V.O. and Water

  1. 1.5 Seagram's V.O.
  2. Splash of water
  3. Garnish with lemon twist

24
List the ingredients for the following lowball:

Seven and Seven

  1. 1.5 oz Seagrams 7
  2. Splash of 7-Up
  3. Garnish with lemon twist

25
List the ingredients for the following lowball:

Scotch and Water

  1. 1.5 oz scotch
  2. Splash of water

26
Describe the technique for the following lowball:

Scotch and Soda

  1. 1.5 oz scotch
  2. Splash of soda

27
List the ingredients for the following lowball:

Bourbon and Water

  1. 1.5 oz bourbon
  2. Splash of water

28
Describe the technique for the following lowball:

Bourbon and Soda

  1. 1.5 oz bourbon
  2. Splash of soda