Asked by: Leonor Grunberger
asked in category: General Last Updated: 16th January, 2020

What means open tap?

It means you don't pay for the drinks in advance, but the amount accumulates until you're ready to leave, then you pay.

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Regarding this, what is open tap?

With an “open tap” you don't have to pay for your drink immediately after ordering but they put it on a running bill and charge your credit card as you order. It's good for them because drunk people with open taps (that sounds wrong..) are good for their business.

Beside above, what does on tap mean at a bar? "On tap" means that the beer is drawn from a large container, such as a keg, and poured directly into the glass. The opposite of "on tap" would be beer in a bottle. "Draft beer" is beer that is on tap.

Accordingly, what does the phrase on tap mean?

on tap. Available for immediate use, ready, as in We have two more trumpeters on tap for the parade. This metaphoric expression alludes to a beverage such as beer that is ready to be drawn from a cask. [ Mid-1800s]

Would you like to open a tab?

To open and close a tab is typically only used in a bar. To open a tab-you order a drink, usually at the bar, and instead of paying for it then, the bar keeps your credit card. If you know you are going to have more than one drink!

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