Pronunciation

 

 

 

Beer
 

Franziskaner (FRAHN-tsiss-kah-nah)

Harnaś (HAR-nash)

Hitachino Nes: )he-TAH-chee-no)

Kasztelan (kash-TE-lan)

Łomża (WOM-zha)

Löwenbräu (LER-ven-broy)

Singha (SING)

Smithwicks (Smithicks)

Tsingtao (Ching-dow)

Yuengling (YING-ling)

 

Bitters

Angostura (ang-uh-STOOR-uh)

Peychaud's (pay-SHOWDS)

Cocktails

Bijou (BEE-zhoo)

Boulevardier (bou-le-VARD-ee-ay)

Caipirinha (ki-purr-REEN-ya)

Daiquiri (DI-kur-ee)

Kir Royale (keer-ROY-al)

Mai Tai (MY-tie)

Mojito (mo-HEE-toh)

Ti Punch (tee PAUNCH)

Vieux Carré (VU-ka-ray), means Old Square meaning the French Quarter

 

Cognac/Brandy

Courvoisier (kur-VWA-syay)

 

Gin

Tanqueray (TANK-ur-ray)

 

 

Other

 

Anise (ANN-iss)

Cinchona bark (sin-CONE-ah)

Orgeat (OR-zhaht)
Sommelier (suhm-uhl-YEY)

Worcestershire (WOOS-tuhr-sheer)

Nouvelle (new-VELL), means new

 

Spirits

 

Absinthe (AB-sent)

Amaro (uh-MAR-o) 

Anisette (ANN-neh-set)

Apéritif (uh-pair-a-TEEF)

Amaretto Di Saronno (dee-sa-ROW-no) Chambord (Sham-BOARD)Cocchi (KOH-kee)

Becherovka (BEACH-uh-rock-uh)

CioCiaro Amaro (che-CHAR-o uh-MAR-o)

Cognac (CONE-yak)
Cointreau (KWAN-troh)
Crème de cassis (Krem-de-ka-SEES)

Crème de cacao (Krem-de-ka-COW)
Crème de noyeaux (Krem-de-noy-Yoh)

Curaçao (KYOOR-ah-souw, rhymes with cow)

Cynar (Chee-NAHR)

Drambuie (dram-BOO-ee)

Falernum (fah-LEHR-num)

Fernet (fair-NET)

Galliano (gall-lee-YAH-no)

Grand Marnier (grahn mar-NYAY)

Grand Marnier Cuvée du Cent Cinquantenaire (grahn mar-NYAY  kyoo-VAY doo san sin-khan-ten-air)

Lillet (le-LAY)

Maraschino (mare-es-SKEE-no)

Pernod (pair-NO)

Punt e Mes (POONT-eh-mess)

Rumple Minze (ROOM-pull MINTS)

Sambuca (sam-BOO-ka)

 

 

Rum

Cachaça (ka-SHA-suh)

Neisson (KNEE-sawn)

Rhum agricole (rum AG-gree-kol)

 

Tequila

 

Anejo (ahn-YAY-hoh), means old

Milagro (mee-LAH-groh), means miracle

Mezcal (MEHS-kal)

Reposado (reh-PO-sah-doh), means rested

 

 

Vodka

Aivy (A-vee)

Arbikie (r-BEE-kee), made with Scottish potatoes

Chopin (shoh-PAN)

CÎROC (sir-ROCK)

Sobieski (soh-bee-ES-kee)

 

Whiskey/Whisky

 

AMERICAN

Bulleit (BULL-it)

Michter's (MICK-ter's)

OYO (o-WI-o)

Platte Valley (PLAT)

Rendezvous Rye (RAHN-day-vu)

Sazerac Rye (SAZ-er-ac)

 

IRISH

Greenore (GREE-nor)

Jameson (in Ireland it is pronounced JIM-uh-son)

Kilbeggan (kil-BEG-gun)

Knappogue Castle (na-POHG)

Tyrconnell (tear-CON-nell)

 

JAPANESE

Hibiki (hee-BEE-kee)

Miyagikyo (MEE-ya-geek-yo)

Nikka (KNEE-kah)

 

SCOTCH

AberLour (ABBA -lau-er)

An Cnoc (AH-nock)

Auchentoshan (AUK-en-TOSH-en)

Bruichladdich (Brook-LADDIE)

Bunnahabhain (Boo-na-HAHB-en)

Bowmore (Ba-more)

Caol Ila (Coo-LEE-la)

Cardhu (car-DEW)

Dalwhinnie (dal-WHINNIE)

Glenfarclas (glen-FARK-lass)

Glenfiddich (glen-FID-ick)

Glenkkinchie (glen-KINCH-ee)

Glenlivit (glen-LIV-it)

Glenmorangie (glen-MOOR-an-jee)

Glenrothes (Glen-ROTH-is)

Highland (HAI-lund)

Islay (AYE-lay)

Jura (JOO-ra)

Kilchoman (kil-HOE-men)

Lagavulin (la-ga-VOOL-in)

Laphroaig (la-FROYG)

Lowland (LOH-lund)

Macallan (muck-AL-un)
Oban (O-bin)

Talisker (TAL-is-kur)

The Balvenie (BAL-ven-ee)

Tomintoul (tom-in-TOWEL)

 

Wine 

Cabernet Sauvignon (cab-ber-NAY soh-vee-YOHNG )

Chablis (SHA-blee)

Chardonnay (SHAR-doh-nay)

Chianti (Kee-YAHN-tee)

Cuvee (koo-VAY)

Dom Pérignon (DOHM-pay-ree-nyon) 

Moët & Chandon (mo-WET and Shan-don)

Pinot Noir (PEE-no-NWAR)

Riesling (REESE-ling)

Sancerre (Sahng-SAIR)

Segura Viudas Cava (seh-GUR-ra Vee-duhs)

Simonet (see-moh-NET)

Veuve Clicquot (vuv KLEE-koh), Veuve means widow, Clicquot was her married surname

 

 

 

 

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