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1

Describe the technique used for shaken cocktails.

  1. Fill a lowball/highball glass with ice and set aside
  2. Add ingredients and ice to a master glass
  3. Shake the master glass
  4. Strain into prepared lowball/highball glass
  5. Garnish

2

How long should you shake for heavier drinks with eggs, syrup, or cream?

20 seconds

3

How long should you shake for drinks with easily mixable ingredients?

10 seconds

4

Can you mix more than 2 cocktails in a single shaker?

No, never

5
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Tom Collins
(aka Gin Fizz)

2 oz gin
1/2 oz lemon juice
1 tsp of sugar
Shake and strain into Collins glass
Splash club soda
Garnish with cherry

*Collins mix can substitute lemon juice, sugar and club soda - don't shake Collins mix

6
In the following Collins drinks, what should be substituted for gin?

Vodka Collins

2 oz vodka

7
In the following Collins drinks, what should be substituted for gin?

Rum Collins

2 oz rum

8
In the following Collins drinks, what should be substituted for gin?

Colonel Collins

2 oz bourbon whiskey

9
In the following Collins drinks, what should be substituted for gin?

John Collins

2 oz bourbon whiskey
Splash ginger ale
(instead of club soda)

10
In the following Collins drinks, what should be substituted for gin?

Sloe Gin Fizz

2 oz Sloe Gin

11
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

French 75

2 oz cognac
1/2 oz lemon juice
1 tsp of sugar
Shake and strain into Collins glass
Add 4 oz champagne
Garnish with lemon twist

12
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Margarita

Salt the rim of a lowball glass
1 1/2 oz tequila
1/2 oz triple sec
1 oz lime juice
Shake and strain into prepared glass
Garnish with lime

*Margarita mix can substitute Triple Sec and lime juice

13
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Classic Daiquiri

1.5 oz light rum
1/2 oz lime juice
1 tsp sugar
Shake and strain into frosted (optional) lowball glass
Garnish with lime

14
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Acapulco

2 oz light rum or tequila
1/2 oz triple sec
1 oz lime juice
1 tsp sugar
Shake and strain into a lowball glass
Garnish with mint sprig

15
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Kamikaze

1.5 oz vodka
1 oz triple sec (Blue Kamikaze: use blue curacao)
1/2 oz Rose's lime juice
Shake and strain into lowball glass
Garnish with lime

16
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

New Yorker

2 oz bourbon
1 oz lime juice
1 tsp sugar
Dash grenadine
Shake and strain into a lowball glass
Garnish with lemon twist

17
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Mai Tai

1 oz light rum
1 oz dark rum
1/2 oz Triple Sec
1/2 oz Orgeat (almond syrup)
1/2 oz Rose's lime juice
Shake and strain into highball glass
Garnish with a cherry

18
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Zombie

1.5 oz light rum
1/2 oz dark rum
1/2 oz Apricot Brandy
1/2 oz Rose's lime juice
Add equal orange and pineapple juice
Shake and strain into highball glass
Garnish with fruit
Float 1/2 oz 151-proof rum

19
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Planter's Punch

2 oz dark rum
1/2 oz triple sec
1 oz lime juice
2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp grenadine
Fill orange juice
Shake and strain into highball glass
Garnish with orange and cherry
Sprinkle with nutmeg

20
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Singapore Sling

2 oz gin
1 oz lemon juice
1 tsp sugar
Shake and strain into highball glass
Splash club soda
Float 1 oz cherry brandy on top
Garnish with orange and cherry

21
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Long Island Iced Tea

1/2 oz gin
1/2 oz vodka
1/2 oz rum
1/2 oz tequila
1/2 oz triple sec
1 tsp bar sugar
Shake and strain into highball glass
Splash coke
Garnish with lemon or mint leaves

22
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Alabama Slammer

1 oz Southern Comfort
1 oz Amaretto
1/2 oz Sloe Gin
1/2 oz lemon juice
Shake and strain into a highball glass
Garnish with cherry

23
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Jack Rose

1.5 oz Apple Jack Brandy
1 tsp bar sugar
1/2 oz lemon juice
Add a few drops of grenadine
Shake, strain into a highball glass
Garnish with a cherry

24
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Between the Sheets

1 oz light rum
1 oz brandy
1 oz triple sec
1 tsp bar sugar
1 oz lemon juice
Shake, strain into a highball glass
Garnish with lemon or lime twist

25
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Knock Out

3/4 oz gin
3/4 oz dry vermouth
1/2 Pernod (or any absinthe substitute)
1 tsp white crème de menthe
Shake, strain into highball glass
Garnish with a cherry

26
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Cosmopolitan

Frost rim
1 1/2 oz vodka (common with Absolut Citron or Stoli Vodka)
1/2 oz Triple Sec (common with Cointreau)
Fill/color with cranberry juice
Shake, strain into a martini glass
Garnish with a lime twist

27
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Gimlet

Frost rim
2 oz gin
1/2 oz Rose's lime juice
Shake, strain into martini glass
Garnish with a lime

28
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Vodka Gimlet

Frost rim
2 oz vodka
1/2 oz Rose's lime juice
Shake, strain into martini glass
Garnish with a lime

29
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Sidecar

Frost rim
1.5 oz brandy
3/4 oz Cointreau
3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
Shake, strain into a martini glass

30
Describe the technique for creating the following shaken cocktail:

Cape Cod

Frost rim
1.5 oz vodka
1/2 oz lime juice
Fill/color with cranberry juice
Shake, strain into a martini glass
Garnish with lime