Questions and answers

What is a neat martini?

What is a neat martini?

Neat: Alcohol poured straight from the bottle. No vermouth. No chilling. You don’t mess around. With a twist: Lemon peel added as a garnish.

What is a martini straight up?

Straight (or on the rocks)

What is a drink straight up?

Straight up involves the same process of adding ice to the spirit and shaking or stirring to chill the spirit, however straight up typically refers to mixed drinks or cocktails. Typical cocktails served straight up include martinis, sidecars, and manhattans.

What is a martini without vermouth called?

Bone-dry: a martini made with extremely little or no vermouth. Kangaroo: another name for a vodka martini.

What’s in a dirty martini?

1/2 oz (1 part) Dry vermouth
3 oz (6 parts) Gin

What is a whiskey and water called?

Really, the name says it all: it’s bourbon and water. It’s also often called “bourbon and branch,” referring to either the stream of water that flows into your bar glass or the branch of a river near a distillery.

Can you get drunk from vermouth?

How much of this stuff can I drink before I’m wrecked? Quite a bit, actually. No matter the type, red or white, dry or sweet, most Vermouths clock in well under 40 proof. That means Vermouth is perfect for day drinking—it’s about adding flavor and depth, not a quicker way to get drunk.

What does a neat drink mean?

Look up neat in Wiktionary , the free dictionary. A drink served “neat” is a single, unmixed liquor served without being chilled and without any water, ice, or other mixer. Neat drinks are typically served in a rocks glass, shot glass, snifter, Glencairn glass , or copita.

What is drinking whiskey neat?

A whiskey neat is a drink made to be sipped slowly—the goal is to appreciate the nuance of the whiskey. It may be poured the same way as a shot of liquor but it definitely shouldn’t be consumed all in one gulp. Although the point of a whiskey neat is to savor the whiskey with no dilution,…

What does neat whiskey mean?

whiskey neat – a drink consisting of whiskey without a mixer; “he ordered a whiskey neat”. whisky neat.

What is Scotch neat?

Neat means you want the scotch without anything else. On the Rocks means you want the scotch served with ice. If you use any other terms, you’ll just confuse the bartender. If you forget which is which, just explain it and the bartender will gladly serve it the way you like it.