this site is my collection of all things cocktail since 1980 • please give credit if used for media purposes • condensed mobile version coming soon
I added text to this Public domain photo.
Bar & Cocktail Mnemonics
A mnemonic is a sentence, formula, or rhyme that helps you to remember something.
Guitar tuning: E, B, G, D, A, E.
Easter Bunnies Get Drunk At Easter.
The circle of fifths (C is a fifth of F, etc.): F, C, G, D, A, E, B.
Fat Corpulent Germans Drink And Eat Badly.
Freddy Can Get Drunk At Every Bar.
Counting the letters of each word gives you the value of pi 3, 1, 4, 1, 5, 9, 2, 6, 5.
May I have a large container of Bloody Marys?
The planets in order before Aug. 24, 2006: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.
My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Paloma's.
The planets in order after Aug. 24, 2006: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune.
My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Negronis.
The spectral classes of stars: O, B, A, F, G, K, M, R, N, S.
On bad afternoons, fermented grapes keep Mrs. Richard Nixon smiling.
The proper ordering of the biological groupings used in taxonomy: kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genius, species.
Kings play chess on Fridays, guzzling Schlitz.
Ohms value of the color bands of resistors in order: black, brown, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, gray, white.
Bad beer rots our young guts, but vodka goes well.
The seven continents: Europe, Antarctica, Asia, Africa, Australia, North America, South America.
Eat an aspirin after a nightcap Stinger.
Do you know of any other cocktail related mnemonics? Please share with me.