Bar Management - Mixology

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo: Tweaking the Margarita

April 25, 2016 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

Offering guests variations on classic cocktails allows them to try something new while reassuring them that they're getting something familiar. Here...

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Chotto Ippai: Let's Have a Quick Drink!

April 19, 2016 | Article | By Kelly Magyarics

When you cross Spanish tapas with French aperitif cocktails you get the Japanese custom of Chotto Ippai, a traditional way for friends and coworkers...

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Moments of Clarity: Considering Clarified Cocktails

April 19, 2016 | Article | By Nightclub & Bar

Clarified cocktails offer an elegant, creative and innovative way for you to present cocktails. Cocktail expert and famed brand ambassador Charlotte...

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Aperitivo Lesson: 5 Bittersweet Bottles and How to Use Them

April 12, 2016 | Article | By Kelly Magyarics

Orange and crimson liqueurs seem to be everywhere right now. But what if you don't quite know your Campari from your Cappelletti? Here are 5 of the...

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Isle Drink to That: 7 Craft Cocktails To Shake or Stir on St. Patrick’s Day

March 15, 2016 | Article | By Kelly Magyarics

Would-be lads and lassies: forego the shots and green beer and mix up these inspired sips instead this St. Patrick's Day.

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Heat Things Up with Winter Warmers

December 21, 2015 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

Today's consumer is more informed and more demanding. When developing a winter beverage menu it's critical to your success that you offer more than...

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Shaken…and Stirred

November 10, 2015 | Article | By Kelly Magyarics

With Spectre—the latest Bond installment—bartenders pay homage to the iconic secret service agent's favorite libation. Shaken or stirred, you'll...

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Spice is Nice: Ushering in the Scents of the Season

October 27, 2015 | Article | By Kelly Magyarics

Lead bartender Brendan Dorr at Spice Box at Baltimore’s B&O Brasserie thinks about that autumnal feeling, as well as seasonal flavors, when...

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A Cocktail Dinner That Works

October 23, 2015 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

Cocktails and food are often paired but rarely are the marriages made in heaven. But Shingo Gokan at NYC's Bar Seki and Sushi Seki made it work like...

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Recipe File: Inspiration from Ling Ling Lounge

August 25, 2015 | Article | By Kristen Santoro

If you’re considering new signature cocktails look to these unique, refreshing cocktail from the menu of Ling Ling Lounge within Hakkasan Las Vegas...

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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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