This instructional video demonstrates the following flair bartending trick: the forearm bump to tin snatch.
Learn how to add style to your cocktail. Watch and learn how to make a lemon knot drink garnish. We think the classic "twist" has a better look, but it's always nice to do something different... Make a lemon knot.
Part of being a good bartender is creating visual appeal for your drinks. This tutorial shows you how to use a zester to scratch appealing designs into the skin of your lime. Turn it into a pattern, or just be random. Dress up your garnish limes with beautiful designs in the peel.
This video illustrates how to light a match while bartending with one hand. Take a pack of match sticks. Slide the paper over the match pointer with your thumb. Fold a match stick backwards to the pack and fold it once at the edge of the pack. A match strip is printed over the edge in pack of match sticks. Just let the match stick rub the match strip using your thumb and the match stick is lighted up. Just slide over the table. Benefit after watching this video: 1. To light a match while bart...
Learn how to flair bartend. This flair bartending video demonstrates the two bottle exchange with a forearm bump and tin snatch. Practice and you will soon master this flair bartending move.
A bartender shows how to frost a glass in order to keep a drink colder, longer.
Frankly, I think it sounds pretty unappetizing, but to some the hopsicle may be the perfect drunken summer treat.
This instructional video demonstrates the following flair bartending trick: the bottle tin exchange.
This instructional video demonstrates the following flair bartending trick: the behind the back tin snatch.
This instructional video demonstrates the following flair bartending trick: flip the bottle behind the back.
Not only must you stock your bar with the and most useful tools, you need to be able to take your act on the road. In this episode of "The Cocktail Spirit," Robert Hess shows how to be a traveling bartender. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to choose the right cocktail tools.
Measurement of the ingredients in a cocktail is very important. In this online video, our bartender shows you step by step how to measure ounces when pouring from alcohol bottles.
If the ice melts quickly, it will dilute the liquor and flavors in your mixed drink. And some drinks are best poured over ice cubes, while others are ideally served with crushed ice. Here's how to use ice to the best effect, no matter what drink you are making. Correctly use ice in your home mixed cocktails.
You don't need to hire a professional bartender to have a well stocked and set up bar. In fact, all you really need for a handsome bar is Martha Stewart and her creative director, Kevin Sharkey.
This video shows how to make a Jalisco Fresca, a cocktail from the Merk Bistro in San Diego. It is made with simple syrup, strawberries, an egg white, lemon juice, tequila and Campari.
Expert bartender Jason Griffin from quickstrain.com has tons of helpful tips for all you aspiring bartender out there. Jason will show how a pro does the little things that separate the good ones from great ones. Watch this video to learn how to pour multiple drinks, upsell to customers and so much more!
Whether you're training to pursue it as a career or just like to show off your knowledge when you're hosting company, knowing how to pour a well-sized shot is great for tending bar. This method makes it easy for anybody to size a drink. All you have to do it count to 6 and pour. This video will show exactly how to pour accurate shot sizes.
Check out this video to learn how to chill a glass like a bartender. Bartender Duggan McDonnell shows how to chill down a glass for a better cocktail experience. This is a helpful bartending tip.
This instructional video demonstrates the following flair bartending trick: how to roll the tin all the way around your body.
This instructional video demonstrates the following flair bartending trick: the tin roll.
Learn how to pour like a pro when making your favorite cocktail. This video is all about the hold and placement, not measuring.
You don't need to have a bar as well stocked as a restaurant to have a good home bar. This video shows you the staples to any home bar - just a few basic liquors, a few mixers, some garnishes and you're good to go! Make sure your home bar is stocked with all the necessary liquors.
Many adults lose sight of what a fun holiday Halloween can be for them as well as their kids. Does dressing up in costume and drinking brightly-colored sweet cocktails ever get old? Watch this video to learn how to mix two delightful Halloween cocktails, a Brain Hemorrhage and a Pumpkin. Drink up!
Impress your friends and become an expert mixologist with drinks that are "stirred, not shaken." You Will Need
Everyone likes free things, and everyone likes drinking. Combine the two and you've got one happy hour. You will need no expectations, a smile on your face, basic common courtesy, and some money. Never ask for a freebie. It doesn’t work, and since most bartenders have good memories, you’ll always be known as the cheapskate. Be polite
This instructional video demonstrates the following flair bartending trick: the tin snatch.
This instructional video demonstrates the following flair bartending trick: how to perform a combination of the bump and the redirect.
This instructional video demonstrates the following flair bartending trick: bottle over the shoulder.
Mark Bittman of the New York Times, reveals the secret of the modern mixed drink. His theory is that a good cocktail consists of alcohol, something sweet, and something sour. Eighty percent of cocktails are made with this formula. Watch this video to see how this theory applies to several classic cocktails.
Good bartending can earn a bartender big tips when serving drinks in clubs, bars or restaurants. Learn how to tend a bar and serve drinks from an award-winning bartender in this free bartending video series.
Learn how to create the finest cocktails from Francesco LaFranconi, Vegas Master Mixologist and Bartender Extraordinaire! The right tools will make a big difference in the quality of a drink. Likewise, picking the right bourbon to suit the drink being made, or a mixer to suit the bourbon base is essential for making the best taste cocktail. Watch this video bartending tutorial and learn how to choose the right bar tools for a bartending kit, the right bourbon for a cocktail, and the right mix...
From simple bartender etiquette to advanced skills like making your own flaming orange peel garnish, we’ve got cocktail tips for you.