June 2015

Monthly Archives

  • Measuring Units

    Measuring Units:1 Dash = 1/3 Teaspoon Dash or Splash These are terms that simply refer to small amounts. When you are using dashes or splashes, you are flavouring a cocktail for taste, so it becomes a bit of a judgement call. Don’t go overboard, but make sure you use enough to be noticed. A splash […]

  • Stocking Your Bar

    Stocking your Bar   A fully stocked bar is a beautiful thing. It’s an ongoing process requiring the addition of certain liquors etc. at a time when there becomes a demand for them.There is no right or wrong way to stock your bar, just whatever you need to create the kind of place you want. […]

  • Garnishing a Cocktail- Decorating the Drink

    Garnishing or Decorating a Drink Decoration of a cocktail will normally consist of one or two small cut pieces of fruit, herb or cherry garnishes that either complement the flavor of the drink, contrast with the color, or both. It is important you avoid overpowering the drink. When garnishing with a slice of fruit, be […]

  • Bar Equipment

    Bar equipment Bartenders need to be well equipped if you want to run a successful bar and is one of the basic first steps. You Need to have the right tools for the job and your equipment should be good quality and durable. Here’s a list of the equipment you’ll need, and a short description to […]