Trends & Inspiration
The latest buzz in the cocktail industry and features to enhance your conversations with your peers and your guests
Guest bartending, why and how to do it
Whether you’re a bartender hoping to travel the world or a venue owner looking to attract new customers, guest bartending shifts offer countless career benefits.
The magic of trolley cocktails
Take tableside service to a new level with cocktail trolleys, the trend that’s rolling into top bars around the world.
Aperitifs Across the world
Seasoned bar owner and in-demand drinks consultant, Paul Mathew, reveals how the humble aperitif can impress your guests and boost your sales, and takes us on a whistle-stop tour of the world’s pre-dinner drinks of choice.
CELEBRATE THE SUMMER WITH BRILLIANT BEER COCKTAILS
With the recent boom in craft beer, there’s never been a better time to get creative and add a little fizz to your cocktails.
WHAT MANAGERS LOOK FOR WHEN HIRING
The bar industry is competitive and bagging your dream job in one of the world’s best bars might seem like an impossible task.
TRENDS AND INNOVATIONS IN GLASSWARE
Leading bartender, Alex Kratena gives us some insight into the importance of glassware and the latest trends and innovations you can use in your bar.
THE ULTIMATE GIN AND TONIC
Leading mixologist, bar operator and author, Tristan Stephenson, explores this classic serve and reveals innovative ways to give it your own signature twist.
BEHIND THE LIQUID: BOTANICALS AND THE WORLD OF GIN
The key to creating great mixed drinks is understanding and complementing the flavours within your base spirit. Join us as we dive into the world of gin and botanicals.
Crafting Your Palate
When making any well balanced serve it is important to refine and develop your palate to understand the flavours in the recipe. Learn how to train your taste buds with this useful guide.
Crafting barrel aged cocktails
Jack Sotti, venue manager at the Boilermaker House in Melbourne, gives us the ultimate dos and don’ts of how to make the best barrel aged cocktails.
THE RESURGENCE OF IRISH WHISKEY
From whisk(e)y on the rocks to whisk(e)y highballs, this is one category that shows no signs of slowing down. So, what’s next? A new Irish whiskey, that’s what!
HOW I CREATED A WASTE FREE VENUE
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure and the perfect example of this is Tiny Leaf, a waste free venue in London. Co – founder Alice Gilsenan inspires and educates on how to transform your venue into a waste friendly zone.