Definition of backbar in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbakbɑː/


chiefly US
A structure behind a bar counter, with shelves for holding bottles, other supplies, and equipment.
Example sentences
  • The return of cocktail culture has created a population crisis on the backbar.
  • If you're like most operators, you have a bottle or two - maybe even dozens - of ultra-premium spirits on your backbar.
  • Reed's got ten taps, two handpumps, and a big old white fridge in the center of the backbar that dispenses Yuengling Lord Chesterfield Ale.

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