Bar IQ
Spritz Article
Effervescence - The Unheralded Secret Ingredient   July 2, 2012

Adding a fine spritz in a drink is a marvelous thing, a centuries old practice. Today, however, mixologists and bar chefs no longer think in terms of committing a splash of club soda to a cocktail. More>>

liqueur and cordial Article
Exciting New Elixirs Stir Possibilities   July 2, 2012

Most mixologists will attest the cocktail’s phenomenal renaissance is due in large part to the overlooked contributions of liqueurs and cordials. Their brilliant flavors and lush, satiny bodies temper the enthusiasm of high-octane spirits and provide the heart of most notable cocktails.More>>

Profitable Ideas Article
Long-Term Profit Tactics   July 2, 2012

Even small ideas on how to make more money for your business are invaluable commodities. It only takes a few to make a big impact. More>>

Graph Article
Hitting on All Cylinders   June 19, 2012

Keeping an operation running at optimum efficiency, takes knowing what to look for and making the necessary adjustments at the appropriate time. Therefore, beverage operations have to be hitting on all cylinders to crank out maximum profits. More>>

Lemon Drop Article
A Look at the Lemon Drop Revival    June 19, 2012

Artists often draw inspiration from those who have preceded them. Mixologists do the same. As such, many contemporary drink makers draw inspiration from one of the most successful cocktails in the modern era—the Lemon Drop. More>>

Martini Article
Daniel Smith, Bevinco's Man at the Point    June 19, 2012

Until now, compiling detailed information about what transpires behind the bar has been a time-consuming and labor-intensive process. However, computer chip technology is primed and ready to change the way the bar business does business. More>>

Improve Bartender Gratuities Article
Tips on Improving Bartenders Gratuities   June 5, 2012

Tips make good nights better and bad nights tolerable. When you reach the point where you no longer appreciate getting tipped, it’s time to get out from behind the bar.More>>

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The Best View in the House   June 5, 2012

Working behind a bar is a great way to gain insight into the food and beverage experience. Life in the trenches comes with a fabulous view. You see and hear just about everything that can be seen or heard.More>>

Bartender Article
On-Premise Experts Sound Off    June 5, 2012

This is not a “one-size-fits-all” kind of industry. What works for one operator may be the kiss of death for another. That said, some operational behavior is so deleterious and counterproductive that it should be universally banished.More>>

Aidan Demares Article
Aidan Demarest, The Business Barman in L.A.    June 5, 2012

Aidan Demares, the Prince of Los Angeles is a brand ambassador for all-world Stolichnaya Elit Vodka; the owner of the recently opened bar, Neat; a noted spirits authority and judge at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition and co-owner of an esteemed beverage consultancy named Liquid Assets. More>>



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