It's Cocktail (Quiz) Hour!

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The first bartenders’ guide which included cocktail recipes was published in what year?

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186243% / 45 res
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190926% / 28 res
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192421% / 22 res
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19528% / 9 res

In the 1950s, if your ordered a Kangaroo Cocktail, what would the bartender serve you?

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Lime Rickey38% / 40 res
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Pimm's Cup No. 126% / 27 res
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Banana Daiquiri 18% / 19 res
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Vodka Martini17% / 18 res

The exact origin of the martini is unclear, but there are many possibilities. Which of the following is NOT considered an origin myth?

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George Martini was a regular at Harry's Bar in New York and he concocted the gin and vermouth combination.36% / 37 res
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The Marguerite Cocktail was an early form of the Martini, and the name evolved from Marguerite.26% / 27 res
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In 1863, an Italian vermouth maker, Martini, started marketing their product, and the brand name became the cocktail's name.22% / 23 res
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A cocktail called the Martinez served sometime in the early 1860s at the Occidental Hotel in San Francisco.13% / 14 res

Four of the five New York City boroughs have a recognized named cocktail. Which borough doesn’t?

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Staten Island45% / 45 res
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Queens31% / 31 res
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Bronx12% / 12 res
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Manhattan8% / 8 res
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Brooklyn4% / 4 res

The first definition of cocktail known to be an alcoholic beverage appeared in The Balance and Columbian Repository in 1806. Which of these ingredients are NOT part of that definition?

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Ale63% / 63 res
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Sugar22% / 22 res
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Bitters7% / 7 res
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Spirits6% / 6 res

We don't really know where the term Cocktail as beverage originated. There are lots of theories. Which of these is NOT one of those theories?

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A cocktail is a reference to a practice for perking up an old horse by means of a ginger suppository so that the animal would "cock its tail up and be frisky."31% / 31 res
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18th century sailors returned from the Caribbean Islands with the tales of drinks called "cock'tails."27% / 27 res
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In "The Balance and Columbian Repository" (Hudson, New York) May 13, 1806, editor Harry Croswell answered the question, "What is a cocktail?"25% / 25 res
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Cocktail may have derived from the French term for egg cup, coquetel.17% / 17 res

The drink that is considered the first cocktail was made in Havana. In what year was this cocktail made?

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180242% / 42 res
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174325% / 25 res
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169821% / 21 res
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158612% / 12 res

The Old Fashioned is the cocktail of choice of Don Draper, of Mad Men, the TV series set in the 1960s. The name “Old Fashioned” actually refers to the old fashioned way of making a cocktail. What years does the term old fashioned actually refer to?

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Pre-191842% / 42 res
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Pre-185020% / 20 res
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Pre-193919% / 19 res
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Pre-195019% / 19 res