Definition of backbar in English:



mainly US
  • A structure behind a bar counter, with shelves for holding bottles and other supplies.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘Hot new flavors and a backbar full of super and ultra premiums are turbo-charging the vodka business.’



/ˈbakbär/ /ˈbækbɑr/