Bar Management - Mixology

Cocktails: Months in the Making

July 27, 2015 | Article | By Amanda Baltazar

As the speed of life picks up and everyone wants everything now, but bars across the country are slowing things down. They’re serving drinks that...

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Keeping Drinks New & Impactful

July 14, 2015 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

It's hard for bars and restaurants today to make their beverage programs stand out. But two operations have recently committed to simple approaches...

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House-made Syrups Help Bars Stand Out

July 7, 2015 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

At Portland's Raven & Rose, house-made syrups help them stand out, create options and craft a sustainable profile.

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Alcohol-Free Worth Ordering

June 8, 2015 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

TGIFridays launched a collection of new contemporary menus that featured Liberated Libations, an elevated alcohol-free beverage experience that...

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Crafty Bloody Marys

June 2, 2015 | Article | By Amanda Baltazar

There are 13,000 different ways you can drink a Bloody Mary at The Met Restaurant Group’s five locations in New England. How do your Bloody Marys...

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Drinking at Disney

May 25, 2015 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

Insiders know that the wine and beer service at the various Disney properties are top notch. This year, it's time for their spirits and cocktail...

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Sherry Comes Back in Cocktails

May 25, 2015 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

The annual Tio Pepe Sherry Apprentice program, just held in Spain, will land in the U.S. next year, another of the growing efforts to make the iconic...

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Two Summer Drink Menu Necessities

May 19, 2015 | Article | By David Klemt

It's important to focus on two categories for your summer drink menu: the beer cocktail and sparkling wine cocktail as they can add significant...

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No Bones About It

May 18, 2015 | Article | By Kelly Magyarics

The bone broth craze seemed to hit critical mass this past winter, with everyone extoling its seemingly endless health benefits. Bartenders looking...

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Garnishes in Their Glory

May 12, 2015 | Article | By Amanda Baltazar

Once an afterthought, garnishes are now often as much a part of a drink as the liquid in the glass. These decorations are being thought out long...

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Back Bar USA to Celebrate the Art of Mixology with 3-Day ‘For the Love of Cocktails’ Event

January 28, 2015 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

“For The Love Of Cocktails,” presented by BACK BAR USA in partnership with world-renowned mixologist and author Tony Abou-Ganim, United States...

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Lucid Absinthe Announces National Mixology Competition

January 16, 2015 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Lucid Absinthe Supérieure, the first authentic Absinthe brand to be legally sold after the 95-year ban, launched a national mixology competition...

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Southwest’s Premier Bartending Competition Announces 2015 Lineup

December 10, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Arizona Cocktail Week’s annual Last Slinger Standing contest to feature top bartending teams from across Arizona, Colorado and Nevada, plus one...

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‘Thirst Boston’ 4 Day Cocktail Festival November 7th-10th

November 5, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Thirst Boston, the 2nd annual cocktail festival produced by industry vets Andrew Deitz, Brandy Rand and Maureen Hautaniemi, today releases a...

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Don't Miss the 2nd annual Blender Bender at Thirst Boston

October 29, 2014 | News

The 2nd annual Blender Bender is an epic battle between 12 talented bartenders and their Vitamix blenders – and you choose the winner! This fun...

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‘tude Juice Available in The Fresh Marketing Nationally

October 28, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Providing one more local shelf to pick up a bottle, ‘tude Juice is now available for sale nationwide at over 150 “The Fresh Market” locations.

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What's Shakin' in Beverage and Mixology - October 24, 2014

October 24, 2014 | News | By Mary-Kate Dunphy

Nightclub & Bar has all the news to keep you up to date in the beverage and mixology world. This issue includes articles on cocktail competitions,...

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Arizona Cocktail Week 2015 - Hold Onto Your Highball!

September 25, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

The 4th annual Arizona Cocktail Week (AZCW) is bellying back up to the bar this February 14 – 21, 2015. Yes, Arizona’s only statewide salute to...

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The Melting Pot Toasts to Women and the Revival of Whiskey

September 19, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

The Melting Pot is celebrating women and the revival of whiskey this fall with five featured whiskey cocktails, a customizable whiskey flight and...

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What's Shakin' in Beverage and Mixology - September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014 | News | By Mary-Kate Dunphy

Nightclub & Bar has all the news to keep you up to date in the beverage and mixology world. This issue includes articles on cocktail competitions,...

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25 Years of Booker's Small Batch

December 9, 2014 | By Jack Robertiello

It’s hard to imagine today, but things looked pretty bleak around 25 years ago when Booker Noe selected the first barrels of bourbon from what he...

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A Look at Celebrity Chef Ming Tsai’s Blue Dragon Beverage Program

December 2, 2014 | By Kristen Santoro

The bar at Blue Dragon is well-stocked with a number of craft beers, worldly wines, premium sakes and signature cocktails. Get a glimpse into the...

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Opening: Return of the Rainbow Room

October 13, 2014 | By Jack Robertiello

It's a far different drinking scene since last the iconic restaurant was open regularly to the public, and more than 15 years have passed since it...

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Not so Little Lies About Whiskey and Rye

September 16, 2014 | By Jack Robertiello

The source of all those "new" ryes and bourbons is a topic of much conversation lately. Here's why you need to know who makes what.

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Cleaning and Maintaining Cocktail on Tap Lines

August 5, 2014 | By Kristen Santoro

One key component that can affect the quality and taste of your cocktails on tap is cleaning and maintenance of the tap system. Here are four of...

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Extraordinary Bartenders Showcased in Untameable Film Series

July 25, 2014 | By Nightclub & Bar

The Bacardi Untameable film series tells the inspiring story of award-winning NYC bartender, Steve Schneider, who discovered his true passion after a...

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Being Cool is Good; Staying in Business is Better

July 22, 2014 | By Jack Robertiello

At the recent Chivas Regal Masters bartender competition, carbonating cocktails was a key step. Should you be trying the latest thing?

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Sell Many World Cup Cachaça Cocktails?

July 8, 2014 | By Jack Robertiello

Cachaça makers had hoped all the attention on Brazil would boost the country's favorite spirit in the U.S. How much did you manage to sell?

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Yes, the Cocktail has its Own Day!

May 13, 2014 | By Kristen Santoro

Celebrating World Cocktail Day is a great way to bring attention to you venue and support the vastly growing and evolving beverage industry. So...

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Restaurant R'evolution Infuses Brandy

May 13, 2014 | By Mary-Kate Dunphy

Ratafia is the infusion of a base spirit, typically with brandy and fruit. Restaurant R'evolution has perfected this specialty beverage and highly...

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