How To Correctly Pronounce Cocktail and Alcohol Names

Finally, we know how to correctly say 'curaçao'

You're out for drinks with your squad. You're done with beers and you want something a bit jazzier. You spy a cocktail menu, and develop an intense cravings for a caipirinha. Shit. You have no idea how to say 'caipirinha'. You know you're going to butcher it, the bartender will look at you like an uneducated fool, and you will be filled with alcohol shame.

But you really want a drink, so you valiantly go forth, pointing at the menu and tipsily slurring that you want the cap-rinn-a. Drink in hand, you slink back to table, promising yourself you'll just get a mojito next time.

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Don't stress. We've all been there. You are not alone.

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But today we take a stand. Today, we learn how to correctly pronounce all the cocktails and assorted alcohol beverages we've always wanted to order, but never have in fear of making idiots of ourselves. Today we learn how to say 'curaçao' and 'cointreau' without just making a bunch of vague noises.

And it's all thanks to sousvide tools and their handy infographic. Analyse it. Learn it. Bookmark it for future pub trips. We can do this. We can ask for the drinks we want.

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And here that is broken down in text, just in case the underground bar you're in has shit signal and the image just won't load.

  • Caipirinha - kai-pee-reen-ya
  • Mai Tai - my-tie
  • Daiquiri - DA-kih-ree
  • Cachaça - kuh-sha-suh
  • Curaçao - cure-a-soh
  • Cynar - chee-nahr
  • Drambuie - dram-boo-ee
  • Hoegaarden - who-gar-den
  • Cointreau - kwan-troh
  • Vieux Carré - vee-uh-car-ay
  • Boulevardier - bou-levard-ee-ay
  • Angostura - an-guh-stoo-rah
  • St. Germain - Sahn-jer-mahn
  • Courvoisier - kur-vwa-syay
  • Glenfiddich - Glen-fiddikh
  • Merlot - mer-loh
  • Moët & Chandon - mo-wett and shan-dawn
  • Pinot Noir - pee-noh nwahr
  • Riesling - reese-ling
  • Tsingtao - ching-dow

H/T Pretty52.

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