If you’re thinking about becoming a bartender, there are a few things you should know before taking the plunge. While it can be a fun and rewarding job, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of bartending before getting started. Here are 7 of the most important things to know about this job. […]
You don’t actually need bartending courses or any formal training to become a bartender, but it sure does help to understand how to make mixed drinks before you start on this career path. And while you can get past the basic knowledge of bartending on your own over years and years, it requires a lot […]
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).
We here at A Bar Above obviously love cocktails– as do you, I’m sure, since you’re on this site. And the last two years have certainly given us all the reasons to pour drinks. But “Dry January”– or any other month, for that matter– can be a beneficial reset, whether your goal is breaking habits, weight loss, or getting better sleep.
It’s that time of year already! While alcohol consumption is up during the holidays, it may be time to rethink your relationship with alcohol for the month of Dry January.