What It Is...

SYRUP MAGAZINE's Glossary and Definitions

SYRUP Magazine has created an easy guide for all your bartending needs. Our "What It Is..." section includes detailed descriptions on the science of bartending. To include a few, Glossary and Definitions, Bartender Terminology, Measurements, and Alcohol Classifications, we've got it all.

Our detailed descriptions and simple icons give you the ease you need to concoct the perfect cocktail.

To help our readers better understand cocktails and bartending , we have created this glossary of common terms used in this website and the alcohol industry.
Types of Alcohol & Ingredients
The variety of alcohol is sometimes overwhelming. SYRUP Magazine makes it easy for you to gain a clear understanding of each type of alcohol and mixing ingredients.
Cocktail Glasses
All of the drink recipes on our site have an icon next to them as well as an image of the finished cocktail. This section has a list of the glassware icons, a description of the glass, and a few samples of cocktails served in the glass type.
Common Bartender Terms
On The Rocks? Training Wheels? - These are just a couple of terms you'll need to know to when bartending. This section of our website will keep you up to date on the latest bartender lingo.
Barware & Tools
Your bar equipment is a valuable asset and these tools can be your aid in creating the perfect cocktail. Click Here to view a list of the basic tools you'll need to get the job done right.
SYRUP Magazine has created a handy chart of cocktail measurements to help you mix the perfect cocktail everytime.