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Negroni

Do you know how to make Negroni cocktail?  The Negroni is a popular Italian cocktail. While the drink’s origins are unknown, the most widely reported account is that it was first mixed in Florence, Italy, in 1919, at Caffè Casoni, located on Via de’ Tornabuoni and now called Caffè Roberto Cavalli. Count Camillo Negroni concocted it by asking the bartender, Fosco Scarselli, to strengthen his favorite cocktail, the Americano, by adding gin […]

Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan, or informally cosmo is one of the most popular cocktails nowadays. Let’s learn more about it!⁣   It gained popularity in the 1990s by its frequent mention on the television program Sex and the City, where Sarah Jessica Parker’s character, Carrie Bradshaw, commonly ordered the drink when out with her girlfriends. The film adaptation made a […]

Bartending Terminology

Let’s find out how good you know the bartending terminology! Read below 10 terms every bartender should know:  Bitters – concentrated herbal alcoholic blend frequently added to cocktails to enhance flavor. One of the most notable examples is Angostura bitters, originally from Venezuela. A German physician invented it in 1824 for stomach maladies.  Dash – […]

Shooters / Shots

Shooters / shots are small servings of spirits or mixed drinks. Typically consumed quickly, always in a single gulp and it is common to serve a shooter as a “side” to a larger drink. A shot can include anything from 30ml to 100ml. It may also contain one to several spirits and be stirred, layered, shaken […]

Bartender and Mixologist

Do you know the difference between Bartender and Mixologist?  Let’s start by defining who is the mixologist. He is a cocktail designer, who creates extraordinary drinks and develops signature cocktails, prepares own house-made syrups, bitters and liqueur or other ingredients   The bartender is an individual with a passion for making beautiful, well-crafted drinks fast and efficiently using the recipes […]

Old Fashioned

Did you know that cocktails were invented in the 18th century? British newspaper printed in March, 1798 first mentioned the term cocktail. Old Fashioned is one of the oldest cocktails, developed during the 19th century. Check its classic recipe below:  INGREDIENTS 45 ml Bourbon or Rye Whiskey 1 Sugar Cube Few Dashes Angostura Bitters Few Dashes Plain Water  METHOD Place sugar cube in old […]

Bartending Competitions

In today’s post we will tell you about bartending competitions.  If you are already an experienced bartender, it is time to show your skills. Participating in competitions has a lot of advantages. For example, connecting with people from the industry and getting inspiration. Winning a competition is great for your CV and increases you chances […]

Teacher for Bartender Courses – Luis Hernandez

If you still do not know señor Hernandez, it is time to introduce him to you! Luis Hernandez is our teacher for bartender courses. Luis has 15 years of experience in bartending and is a champion of national and international flair competitions. So he is the boss of flairing and mixology. Have any doubts? Check his profile in Instagram @luigihernandezflair! 

Gin Basil Smash

Basil in cocktails 🤔 Everyone saw mint in cocktails, but what about basil? We definitely like this ingredient! Check bellow one of our favourite recipes – Gin Basil Smash: Jörg Meyer invented this cocktail in 2008 in Hamburg, Germany. He is the owner of Bar Le Lion and Boilerman.  Ingredients: 50ml Gin   1 bunch basil leaves (never too much)  25ml […]

Tips for Bartenders during the Quarantine

While all the clubs and bars are closed, bartenders should use this opportunity to improve themselves! Here is a list of tips for bartenders – what you can do during the quarantine if you want to grow:  Mixology is art. Start experimenting, learn how to do your own signature drinks! If you come up with […]

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