old fashioned

Old Fashioned If 22 years behind the stick has taught me anything, trends definitely come and go, particularly the popularity of specific spirits and drink styles.  Liqueurs such as Tattoo and Aftershock have come and gone, replaced with other sugary spirits to make a purist cringe, such as Sour Apple Pucker and Fireball Whiskey (which is not a whiskey at all but rather a cinnamon liqueur produced to look like whiskey). …

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summer cocktails

Summer is here guys and gals, and many of you may be thirsting for a light and crisp refreshing cocktail. The following cocktails are the perfect compliment to an afternoon bbq or a poolside soiree. The key to making a great summer cocktail is to try and stay as fresh and light with ingredients as possible. Citrus based drinks with a bit of bubbly will provide a light, airy and thirst…

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Highball Whiskey Ginger

The highball whiskey ginger. Besides domestic beers – expect customers to order something called a highball. What is a highball you ask? A Highball is a name for a family of mixed alcoholic drinks that are composed of an alcoholic base spirit and a larger proportion of a non-alcoholic mixer. Well-known examples of highballs include the gin and tonic, Seven and Seven, Scotch and soda and Cuba Libre. A highball is…

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Pina Colada

“IF YOU LIKE PINA COLADA’S & GETTIN CAUGHT IN THE RAIN” La Pina Colada Created July 10th 1963 by Ramon Portas Mingot The famous song by Rupert Holmes in 1979, gave the Pina Colada Frozen Concoction worldwide recognition. Now even though this is when most of the world discovered this tropical libation, it was actually invented two centuries earlier by a Puerto Rican pirate by the name of Roberto Cofresi. Cofresi…

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Absolut Cherry Lime AId

Absolut Cherry Lime Aid The Absolut Cherry Lime aid cocktail is a crowd pleaser for sure. It’s a must know for any aspiring backyard bartender. Robbie shows you how to be a world class back yard bartender with this refreshing Absolut Cherry Lime aid summer cocktail. We recommend the tinplay mixing tin for it’s ease of use and 6 in one tool combo, but any shaker set will do. Ingredients you…

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Liquid Marijuana

Liquid Marijuana One of the most popular shot drinks trending in many of the hippest bars and nightclubs today is called the Liquid Marijuana shot. Every bartender should know how to make a Liquid Marijuana shot. This shot contains 1.5 ounces of Captian Morgans spiced rum, .5 oz Midori melon liqueur, and a splash of pineapple juice. Shake well, and strain into the shot or shooter glass.  Congratulations you have made a Liquid…

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Probably one of the most refreshing drinks you will ever have – The copper mugs are key here, they are a must have, the ginger beer gives it a real great flavor, also must have. The limes we have substituted with lemons and grapefruits – both work ok.., but lime is the preferred choice. Also we tried with Absolut infused lime vodka – don’t go there… fresh ingredients is the way…

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Tis the season to be festive, this simple infusion is fun and delicious.  All you need is a few items and you can warm up with this candy cane infused hot chocolate cocktail. Spread the love of bartending

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Watch as Robbie shows a thirsty crowd at the Cleveland Food Show how to prepare a hot buttered rum! Spread the love of bartending

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