DRINKS TECHNIQUES & TOOLS
As with any craft, the correct bartending tools, combined with passion and practice are key to staying at the top of your bartending game.
TOOLS & TECHNIQUES
Personal technique and flair are also excellent skills that can constantly be built upon to ensure you serve up excellent drinks every time.
We've gathered the very best serving inspiration from around the globe, with top tips on canning, batching, garnishing, smoking, muddling, shaking, measuring, pouring… and much more!
THE PERFECT SERVE
Getting a serve right is paramount to maximising sales, generating profit and boosting customer satisfaction.
A drink perfectly served will build trust, earn you positive recommendations and ensure your consumers keep coming back, time and time again.
From choosing the correct glassware to mastering that all-important pouring technique, find out how to ensure a perfect serve every time.
ESSENTIAL BAR SKILLS: BAR TOOLS
Having the right equipment nearby will allow for faster service and enhance the customer experience.
MASTER YOUR JIGGER
Master your bar jigger technique with these four key tips now.
CRYSTAL CLEAR GLASSWARE
Great drinks deserve great glasses! Check out our ultimate guide to gleaming glassware.
ALTERNATIVE BAR TOOLS
Using these everyday kitchen utensils, you can make the most of your time at home to improve your cocktail making skills.
BACK TO BASICS
ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO SHAKING
Mastering your shaking technique can be a great way to inject a bit of theatre into your cocktail making.
ESSENTIAL BAR SKILLS: MUDDLING
Muddling is a great technique to release flavour and aromas from your ingredients.
ESSENTIAL BAR SKILLS: LAYERING
Done right - beautiful levels of flavour. Done wrong - a cloudy muddle of ingredients…
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO STIRRING
It may sound simple but stirring isn’t quite as easy as it seems!
TAKING IT UP A LEVEL
THE ART OF SMOKING COCKTAILS
Tim Philips-Johansson shares some of the best tried and tested methods for smoking cocktails.
A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO COCKTAIL CLARIFICATION
What is clarification? We explore the murky world of clear drinks.
CRAFTING BARREL AGED COCKTAILS
Looking to create an innovative serve while also speeding up service? Look no further...
Spirits infused with fresh, in-season produce can add a lovely depth and complexity to cocktails.
EASY CORDIALS FOR COCKTAILS ON TAP
Download our easy cordials for cocktails on tap and try them for yourself today.
CREATE YOUR OWN PERFECT WHISKY HIGHBALL
Great highball recipes are something every bartender should have up their sleeve.
BATCHED COCKTAILS RECIPE CARD
Batching cocktails is a smart choice for busy service hours at your venue.
Add an inventive twists to classic cocktails with fermented flavours.