In Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, the character of George is haunted by a decades-old memory of accidentally ordering a "Bergin and water" in a crowded pub. While most of us know the difference between bourbon and gin, it's possible you've made a similar faux pas to the sniggers of nearby barflies without even realising it. Here are 20 popular alcoholic beverages that you might be mispronouncing.
The infographic below comes from sous vide and food vacuum specialists Sousvidetools. It explains the correct pronunciation of 20 alcoholic beverages that people frequently get wrong — from Caipirinha to Tsingtao. The next time you fancy a tipple outside your comfort zone, don't be afraid — just commit these to memory and confidently place your order.
This story has been updated since its original publication.