Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Twitter Teaches People Nothing About How to Be a Bartender

Also someone with very little teaching experience when it comes to the bartending arts is Mike Doe, but at least he is telling "jokes" at

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Pour Drinks!!!!

Practice pouring drinks! Even if they're lemonade (with vodka). This is crucial. Crucial, I tells ya!

Monday, September 3, 2007

How to Be a Bartender ... Watch Bartenders!

This is perhaps the best piece of advice. Watch bartenders every time you're out at a bar, tavern and/or nightclub. Watch the way the bartenders handle themselves. Notice the way they use the equipment, the way they pour, mix and muddle. Also the way they comport (nice word, eh?) themselves.

The first step in becoming a bartender, or better one, is to model yourself after the best. Start today.

Happy drinking! Er, I mean, Learning!

Friday, August 31, 2007

Counting Your Pours

When you have a regulation "pourer" atop a liquor bottle, you'll be pouring about 1/4 of an ounce for each second you pour. So 1 ounce of liquor would be a 4-second pour, or a 4-count.

Monday, August 27, 2007

How to Be a Bartender...Virgin Mary

Virgin Mary Ingredients

2-3 oz Tomato Juice

1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce

To Taste Tabasco Sauce

Dash To Taste Cracked Red Pepper

.5 tsp Celery Salt

Lowball glass

Bar Spoon

Vodka Tonic

Vodka and Tonic Ingredients

1.25 oz Vodka

Top Off Tonic Water

Lowball glass

Vodka Martini

Vodka Martini Ingredients

3 oz Vodka

.5 tsp Dry Vermouth

Martini glass

Shaker Tin