When you're entertaining guests, you can save yourself time by pre-mixing a pitcher of cocktails. This is simple to do - just follow the tips below. Premixing a pitcher of cocktails You can pre-mix a pitcher of cocktails up to a week before your party, as long as you don't add ice until you're ready to serve: Know how many drinks you expect to serve while … [Read more...]
Ever wonder how to pour a layered cocktail? Or rim a glass? Or mix up a properly measured cocktail pitcher for your guests? We've got you covered with bartender tips and tutorials.
Some cocktail recipes, like margaritas, call for you to rim the glass with salt or sugar. You should also feel free to add rims to cocktail recipes that don't call for them - this can put an exciting twist on standard recipes. You can do this with a rimming dish (I got this one at Target) and it makes it much easier) or just plates and saucers, but either way the … [Read more...]
When you're serving cocktails to guests, there are some easy ways to tweak each drink so it's just the way each guest likes it. This mixology tip is a great way to impress your guests with your bartending skills, and it starts by asking questions. Mixology Tip: Creating customized cocktails Ask your guests how they like the cocktail you're about to pour them. Now, not … [Read more...]