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cocktail terminology

cj | May 15, 2003 04:06 PM

hi,

can anyone tell me what "up" and "sideways" means in terms of bartending? (i ordered a drink the other night and was asked "how do you want that? up? sideways?" i should've asked the difference, but the bartender was walking away and i just sort of had to mouth it...and i had some notion "up" meant cold, but no ice -- made w/ ice, but strained -- but i had no clue what "sideways" meant.)

just curious.

thanks! cj

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