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Mixologist VS Bartender
Have you wondered what the difference between a Mixologist and a Bartender is? We often hear about mixologists and bartenders and think they are the same since they both work around spirits and shake up cocktails. But there’s actually a difference between the two, although both play a vital role in creating a delicious and memorable drinking experience. Let’s get to know them better! BARTENDER A Bartender, on the other hand, works behind the bar and runs it. The term Bartender also dates back to 1800, although it was believed that the term had been around quite earlier than the term “Mixologist.” The first Bartenders can be traced back to the Greek and Roman eras when they relied on artisans to pour their favorite drinks. Even...
Cocktail Machine: The Modern-day Bartender
Have you heard of a cocktail-making machine? If you want to save energy prepping and shaking cocktails while entertaining your guests or satisfying your cocktail craving, Here’s some good news! Cocktail-making machines are now available in the market and are very easy to use. Let us look into some of the leading brands of cocktail-making machines in the market and why you should consider buying them. What is a Cocktail-Making Machine? This innovative machine can house different types of spirits at the same time while able to dispense non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks in a short period, eliminating the hassle of preparation and minimizing the number of tools to use. It uses cocktail pods or capsules, which contain most of the...
Cocktail Mixing Tricks and Hacks
Let’s face it, making cocktails can be a handful sometimes, especially when you are just getting started in bartending and mixology. It is a creative labor of passion for mixing that requires innovative tricks to work your way around it. Check out the following tricks, hacks and alternatives we gathered that might be helpful for you. Bar Tools Alternative If you happen to watch Drink Masters on Netflix, their episode two Mix-off battle featured a test where the challengers have to make their cocktails without proper bar tools. In this section of the article, we will give you some more ideas so you won’t have to, yet again, postpone your drinking cravings! Don’t have the right tools to use? Look...
Easter-Inspired Drinks for your Easter Celebration
Can’t think of a way to incorporate some Easter flair into your cocktail night celebration? From pastel-colored drinks to fun and playful garnishes, Easter-inspired drinks are a great way to get into the spirit of the season and are sure to bring delight to your guests and family to make the festivity one to remember. Whether you're hosting a brunch or a dinner gathering, these cocktails will add a touch of class and a splash of fun to your gathering. We curated some Easter-inspired drinks for you to try this year to elevate your Easter celebration! The Easter Icons To Christians, Easter is a celebration to honor Christ’s resurrection from death. But not all of its traditions came from the Bible....