Milk-washing cocktails: can i speed up the time?

Milk-Washing Cocktails: Can I Speed Up the Time?

Milk-washing cocktails has become a passion of mine, a process I’ve embraced for its magical transformation of drinks. This method uses milk to clarify cocktails, giving them a smooth texture and transparent look. Traditionally, this process could test the limits of any bartender’s patience, requiring hours to filter a single batch. However, I’ve found a…

7 best mezcal cocktails you absolutely need to try in 2024

7 Best Mezcal Cocktails You Absolutely Need to Try in 2024

With its smoky essence and artisanal heritage, Mezcal offers a tantalizing base for many cocktails that stand out for their depth and uniqueness. Unlike any other spirit, Mezcal brings a complex palette of flavors, thanks to traditional roasting agave hearts in earth-covered pits. This process imparts a distinct smokiness, a signature trait that mezcal enthusiasts…

Breaking up with dry shaking cocktails

Breaking Up with Dry Shaking Cocktails

As a professional bartender, I’ve been mixing drinks and shaking cocktails for years.  Recently, I’ve started thinking more about how we do things behind the bar, especially when it gets super busy and everyone’s waiting for their drinks.  One thing that’s really been on my mind is how we make cocktails with egg whites.  You…

7 best bar tools of 2024 you need for a successful bartender

7 Best Bar Tools of 2024 You Need for a Successful Bartender

Hello, cocktail enthusiasts and bartending buffs! As we embrace 2024 with enthusiasm, it’s time to gear up our bar essentials with the latest and greatest bar tools. Gone are the days of makeshift gadgets and guesswork. Today, we’re delving into a curated list of the 8 best bar tools of 2024 – each item promising…

My favorite amaro nonino cocktails

My Favorite Amaro Nonino Cocktails

Amaro Nonino is an Italian herbal liqueur known for its distinct flavor and rich history. Produced by the Nonino family, this traditional amaro has become renowned in Italy and internationally for its high-quality ingredients and craftsmanship. One of the reasons for Amaro Nonino’s popularity is its versatility. It can be enjoyed neat as a digestif,…

Raising the bar: a subscription for zero-proof cocktails

Raising the Bar: A Subscription for Zero-Proof Cocktails

Subscription services are available for almost any niche, interest, hobby, or palate. So, it’s no surprise that one could find one for high-quality mocktails. Raising the Bar offers monthly subscription boxes for anyone choosing not to drink. Whether this decision is temporary or permanent, zero-proof mixology can be delivered right to your door.   What is Raising…