We’re getting back to basics here at A Bar Above, so we thought it was time to walk you through what Chris and Julia feel are the 6 main types of cocktail categories. Instead of memorizing hundreds of cocktail recipes, you’ll be able to make tons of drinks if you just remember these six simple formulas.
Whether you’re a professional bartender or cocktail enthusiast, you’ve probably had the annoying experience of gathering a beautiful bunch of fresh herbs, only to have them wilt by the end of the night.
So you’ve started branching out from beer & wine and maybe have found a few favorite cocktails you’d like to make at home.
Ah, the age-old question for the experienced bartender and cocktail enthusiast alike: Which is the best type of cocktail shaker for your bar? Your three options are the French shaker/Parisian shaker, the Boston, and the cobbler (also known as the three-piece cocktail shaker).
Have you ever had a stuck cocktail shaker and wondered how in the world you are going to separate the two sides? If you’ve ever shaken a cocktail with a metal shaker, chances are the answer is yes since this is one of the most common shaker issues.