Tenerife Information For Tourists – Ordering Drinks in Spanish (Part Three)
At long last, here are a few hints on the best way to arrange cocktails in Spanish. The standard actually applies: they will cost significantly less in local Canarian or Spanish bars than in the without a doubt traveler ones, so it merits going in one and evaluating your Spanish!
There are, obviously, the three classifications of cocktails – brew, wine and spirits. How about we manage them all together.
As a rule, in a local Canarian or Spanish bar, on the off chance that you request a lager, you will be given a container. In contrast to a portion of its other European neighbors, like France, with biere and Germany, with casket, Tenerife and Spain have a word for “lager” which is nothing similar to its English same. It is cerveza [sair-VAY-sa, or sair-VAY-tha].
Tenerife has its own kind of lager, called Dorada, thus, in the event that you went in a local bar and requested “una cerveza, por favor”, you’d presumably be given a jug of Dorada Pils, with a going with glass.
Packaged Dorada likewise arrives in a more grounded assortment (Dorada Particular) and liquor free (Dorada Sin).
Would it be a harga vodka good idea for you need a draft brew, the articulation for a “half” is una caña [can-ya], while a “16 ounces” is una jarra (harra).
Wine is plastered bounteously with feasts in Tenerife and, as opposed to examine a broad wine list (not generally an accessible choice in a portion of the more fundamental eateries), you could do more awful than request the not too fancy wine.
This will most likely be brought to you in either a ceramic container, or on the other hand, on the off chance that the eatery is somewhat more downmarket, in an old glass bottle that recently contained water! It’s valid! However, the wine is fine.
You can request un litro de vino tinto/blanco/rosado – a liter of red/white/rose wine. Lesser volumes accessible are un medio litro – a half liter, or un cuarto litro – a quarter liter.
In the event that you need simply a glass, the articulation is una copa de… – a glass of…
To request the basic wine, simply add de la casa on the finish of your solicitation.
Luckily, it is feasible to request the different spirits by their image names and the server ought to have the option to comprehend what you are talking about. At times, however, the Spanish way to express English words becomes possibly the most important factor.