DRINK LINGO






In the bartending world there are often drink lingo or bar terminology that may seem difficult to a first timer. Here’s a list of the most common terms you will encounter.


Drinker



Barfly

Bottle

Crooker

Dipsomaniac

Elbow bender

Ginhound

Guzzler

Hoch hound

Lovepot

Lush

Rummy

Sot

Souse

Swillbelly

Swille

Swillpot

Thirsty soul

Tippler

Toper

Tosspot

Two-pot screamer



Liquor



Angel pee

Antifogmatic

Booze

Bracer

Brew

Corpse reviver

Eye - opener

Firewater

Good droop

Grog Hair of the dog

Heart starter

Hooch

Juice

Knockout drops

Likker

Liquid gold

Mickey Finn

Nectar of the Gods

Noggin

Parting cup

Refresher

Sauce

Snake Medicine

Social lubricant

Sundowner

Swill

The cup that cheers

Tiger milk

Tongue oil

Torpedo juice

Water of life



To Drink



Commune with the spirits

Dip the beak

Drink like a fish

Drink with the flies(to drink alone)

Paint the town red

Raise the elbow

Splice the main brace

Wet your whistle



To Be Drunk



Bibulous

Blitzed

Blotto

Bomebed

Boozed

Crocko

Far gone

Fuddle

Go on a bender

Grogged

Half seas over

Hammered

Have a jag on

In his cups

Jug-bitten

Knee walkin’ drunk

Loaded

Martin drunk

Muzzy

Nailed

Pie-eyed

Plastered

Plowed

Potted

Pounded

Railed

Shellacked

Shit-faced

Slammed

Sleaughted

Sloshed

Smashed

Snockered

Soused

Sozzled

Squiffed

Stewed

Swacked

Tanked

Three sheets to the wind

Tiddly

Tie one on

Tipsy

Trashed

Trounced



To Have a Hangover



Crapulous

Death warmed over

Vampire on a day pass



Sobriety Test



To walk the chalk



Alcohol-Induced Courage



Pot valor

Shooters