Do you love making cocktails and are always keen to know how they are made? What if we tell you some of the most interesting facts about cocktails and bartending! We have picked up the 8 most exciting facts. Have a look at them and get surprised after knowing each of them:
So, those who love Margarita, how many margaritas can you drink in an hour? One? Two? Or max three? But did you know that 185,000 Margaritas are drunk in a single hour in the USA? Thus, making it the most famous and lovable
Are you a fan of Jack Daniels? Ever wondered why the Jack Daniels bottle is square? There’s a practical idea behind it. Unlike any other bourbon bottle, the square bottles don’t roll and smash while being transported from one place to another. And the interesting fact is that they’ve been like this since 1895.
In Texas, USA, there is a state law that forbids you from drinking more than three sips of beer while standing. Ahhh! So, guess what? You will have to sit down and enjoy your drinks.
How many bubbles do you think there are in a bottle of champagne?Do you know that there are approx 49,000,000 bubbles in every bottle of champagne! Also, each bottle has three times more pressure than a car tire. Apiece of advice: Watch your eyes when you’re popping those bottles!
Remember doing “toast” at your last party? But, where did it come from? Let’s go back in time. In Rome, the ancient Romans used to add apiece of toast into their wine as well as their fellow drinkers’ wine for good health. That’s where the phrase, “to toast”, came from!
The International Bartenders Association (IBA) keeps an official list of cocktails which is divided into three categories. The categories are namely:
Who doesn’t know about Martini, it is one of the world’s famous cocktails. But, the real mystery lies in where it comes from. Some claim that it’s just a drier variant of a Martinez, an older cocktail while another theory suggests that it came from Italy’s Martini & Rossi. Also, there is a bit of confusion in making it in a perfect way. Many bartenders argue that they don’t shake a Martini as it makes the cocktail over-diluted and poor. Have you tasted the perfect Martini yet?
What is the most expensive cocktail you have ever had? Well, the most expensive cocktail currently available is thought to be the Diamond Is Forever. It is served at the Ritz-Carlton in Tokyo. So, can you guess the price of the cocktail? It is $22,600. The cocktails simply comprised of Grey Goose vodka with a lime twist. Wondering why it isso expensive? It is because it comes with a single one-karat diamond. Be Cautious! The jewel isn’t set, so take care that you don’t swallow it while drinking.
So, here are our 8 most amazing facts about cocktails and bartending. Use them to impress your friends, to win a quiz or to crack a job one day!