Punch for Service: Large Format Cocktails Behind the Bar with Rachel Hopkins

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Punch for Service: Large Format Cocktails Behind the Bar with Rachel Hopkins

The Mixology Talk Podcast, Episode #165

Looking to add punches to your bar program? Join us this week as Chris chats with pro event bartender Rachel Hopkins to learn all about the ins and outs of making and serving large format cocktails behind the bar.

 

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Pre-batching & Punches for Events & Service

Rachel Hopkins is no stranger to large format cocktails. She runs a catering cocktail business from an old trailer that she and her husband renovated for service. (Sneak peek, it’s awesome.)

 

Why Punch?

Rachel loves punches because they perfectly fit her model: the large format drinks are easy to prep in advance, provide great consistency and help keep service moving quickly.

 

Listen or Watch to Learn:

  • Why Punch is a great choice for a cocktail catering service
  • Why Oleo Saccharum is SO important for punches, and some creative ideas for unconventional “Oleos”
  • Tips for extending the shelf life of a punch
  • Tricks for serving punches at a full service bar vs just serving “for friends”

 

Find Rachel and her awesome renovated bar-camper on Instagram and on the web!

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Hopefully this chat has given you some food (err, drink?) for thought as we all get into the thick of the holiday season. Cheers!

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