Drink Quiz: Cocktail Name or Karaoke Song?

Take the quiz to find out if these names call for you to sing or sip.

You're out at the karaoke bar with your troop of tone-deaf compatriots, ready to rock. But first, a little liquid courage — so you place your request: Tequila Sunrise. Next thing you know, the familiar intro to the classic Eagles tune is queuing up and the spotlight's on you.

Take the quiz below to test your cocktail name vs. karaoke song knowledge and avoid a sing or sip slip-up.

 

1. Purple Haze
(a) Cocktail name
(b) Karaoke song
(c) Both

2. Blue Lagoon
(a) Cocktail name
(b) Karaoke song
(c) Both

3. Kokomo
(a) Cocktail name
(b) Karaoke song
(c) Both

4. Brass Monkey
(a) Cocktail name
(b) Karaoke song
(c) Both

5. Bay Breeze
(a) Cocktail name
(b) Karaoke song
(c) Both

6. Lola
(a) Cocktail name
(b) Karaoke song
(c) Both

7. Brown Sugar
(a) Cocktail name
(b) Karaoke song
(c) Both

8. Crimson & Clover
(a) Cocktail name
(b) Karaoke song
(c) Both

9. Black Velvet
(a) Cocktail name
(b) Karaoke song
(c) Both

10. Black Magic Woman
(a) Cocktail name
(b) Karaoke song
(c) Both
 

 

 

 

Answers

1. Purple Haze: C. Both a classic Jimi Hendrix song and a haze-inducing combination vodka, gin, rum, and raspberry liqueur.

2. Blue Lagoon: A. This blue concoction of vodka and curaçao shares a name with a movie, but not a song.

3. Kokomo: B. It seems a cocktail has yet to be named after this Beach Boys tune.

4. Brass Monkey: C. That funky monkey. The Beastie Boys' classic hip hop jam was named after this cocktail made with vodka, rum and orange juice.

5. Bay Breeze: A. Although it sounds like it could be a song, in actuality it's a fruit vodka cocktail.

6. Lola: C. The Kinks' song is also the name of a Champagne cocktail made with pomegranate juice and vodka.

7. Brown Sugar: B. Just a classic Rolling Stones song.

8. Crimson & Clover: B. Over and over, maybe, but not as a cocktail.

9. Black Velvet: C. The well-known Guinness and Champagne cocktail shares its name with a song by Alannah Myles.

10. Black Magic Woman: B. The only thing you'll get if you request this is the song by Santana.

 

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