Michael Webster, head bartender at Bar Isabel in Toronto, teaches us the art behind mixing the perfect cocktail, the Ketel One Kobbler. Interested in making one ...
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Ordering these obnoxious cocktails could be making you enemy no. 1 for your local bartender Appletinis are the no. 1 cocktail that lead bartenders to form negative opinions of their customers, with nearly half (49%) expressing irritation at a customer ordering this beverage, according to a survey conducted by Alcohol.org. The second and third [...]
An award-winning bartender just opened a new cocktail bar in Brookline An award-winning bartender who runs a cocktail spot named one of Esquire's 2017 best bars in America just opened a new venture in Brookline. Blossom Bar debuted amid the frigid chill last week. It's helmed by Ran Duan, who is also behind Baldwin and [...]
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Going 10 Rounds With Top New York Bartender Pam Wiznitzer What do you like to drink after a shift? “Either a big glass of water or a few sips from the open root beers we always have on hand for making the Wiz Fizz cocktail at [my bar] Seamstress. I don't drink during work or afterwards, so I stick to [...]
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Cocktail competition to get antsy at SkyCity Casino | NT News DARWINS best bartenders are set to battle head-to-head to create the finest cocktail using a special gin, infused with Northern Territorys native green ants. [...]
@shawncosner Are you sure you weren't a bartender in your past life, Shawn? That cocktail looks amazing; wish we could take a sip. Cheers!
Your bartender does more than just pour you drinks, as they are responsible for the entire bar’s overall vibe. Need someone to talk to? Your bartender’s there. Need someone to call you an uber because the guy you met for a drink is being a creep? Your bartender’s got you. But because you’re bartender’s always watching, they’re also judging everything that’s going on. Read on to find out if you’re guilty of any of these bar faux pas. 1. How much you tip Bartenders deserve tips too....
Illustration by Ward SuttonDon't just default to that scarily generic red wine.There is beauty and terror in an open bar. Beauty, because of course an open bar is free, and its presence implies a festive occasion—a wedding, say, or a holiday party. Terror, because of the challenge it presents. You can have—within reason—any drink you want! But also...who knows what they’ve got in those bottles?Before you default to a generic glass of Red or White (seriously, where else do you order wine by...
Ask anyone who’s ever been burned, figuratively or literally, by a flaming shot: alcohol and pyrotechnics do not, as a general rule, make a great combination.And, yet, as I sit at the bar at Manatawny Still Works’ South Philly tasting room, here comes the bartender wielding a blowtorch.Before I have a chance to rethink my order, he’s incinerating a hapless cinnamon stick before my eyes (no bar patrons are injured, to my relief) and capturing the smoke in an overturned rocks glass. Then, the...
Jim Meehan knows a thing or two about drinks. A beverage professional for nearly 20 years, he’s an acclaimed bartender, journalist and the author of “The PDT Cocktail Book” and 2017 guide “Meehan’s Bartender Manual” (Ten Speed Press, $40).Meehan visits Atlanta Dec. 18 for a dinner at Linton Hopkins’ new steakhouse C. Ellet’s that will see the drink specialist speak about the intersection of mixology and hospitality while guests enjoy a four-course meal paired with cocktails from Meehan’s...