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Straight Up, Neat, or On the Rocks: Bar Terminology

Bar Terminology

Not sure if you should order your cocktail straight up or on the rocks? View our comprehensive list of barware terminology. 

The list below offers information ranging from techniques, etymology, and history to explanations about why the terms are used and when.

Please feel free to add to or modify our list via email to Jen@RetroReclaimations.com subject line: terminology

Please visit the terminology blog post for an in depth description of ALL commonly used barware-cocktail terms