Art of Mixology — How-To Guides

Light That Citrus Up! How To Add A Fiery Flair To Cocktails

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Light That Citrus Up! How To Add A Fiery Flair To Cocktails

Learn how to flame a citrus peel like a pro to make your drinks stand out from the rest! We'll also talk about tools and procedures for beginners so you can get started right away—without any trouble at all (not even when it comes time to clean up).

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How To Rim Cocktail Glasses: A Guide For The Aspiring Bartender

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How To Rim Cocktail Glasses: A Guide For The Aspiring Bartender

Rimming a glass is an essential step for many cocktails. To rim a glass, you'll need something sticky so that your rimming ingredients will adhere to the tip of the glass. You can rim the outer part of the glass tip by either dipping and releasing or by rimming the entire circumference of the glass. Learn more by reading our article!

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Best Practices And Tips On How To Maintain Bar Equipment

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Best Practices And Tips On How To Maintain Bar Equipment

It's the end of another long week, and you notice that everything behind the bar has gone unnoticed for so long, and all you see is a mess when you get there—garnishes are missing, house liquor is mixed up, napkin holders are empty, and need refilling. It's so easy to feel overwhelmed and annoyed by such chaos. However, you get what you give in the bar industry when it comes to organization and maintenance. A bar is only as good as its tools. Good bartenders understand that a clean and organized space is a haven for customers and a money...

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6 Creative Ways To Instantly Elevate A Standard Cocktail

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6 Creative Ways To Instantly Elevate A Standard Cocktail

If you’ve been bartending for some time, you likely hold a deep respect for the classics and know how to appreciate a well-made cocktail. You understand how important it is to use quality ingredients and follow each recipe to a T. However, sometimes you can’t help but get a little creative behind the bar. Whether a guest requests something special or you’re feeling a bit rebellious, switching things up with different garnishes, ingredients, and presentation styles can instantly elevate a standard cocktail. Below, you’ll find six creative ways to take your favorites to the next level—and thoroughly impress anyone who...

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How To Drink Cognac Like A Pro And Enjoy Its Rich Flavors

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How To Drink Cognac Like A Pro And Enjoy Its Rich Flavors

Table of Contents What You'll Need How to Drink Cognac Neat On the Rocks Cognac Cocktails Cognac Food Pairings Smoking a Cigar Tips on Drinking Cognac Conclusion Cognac is a luxurious drink that can be intimidating for those who haven't tried it before. But, by learning about how to drink cognac, you can appreciate this rich and complex spirit like a pro. There are many ways to drink cognac. Some like it neat, while others enjoy it on the rocks. But there's more to cognac than that. This blog post will also discuss other methods of drinking cognac and provide some...

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