Essential cocktails bartenders should know: Bartender recipes
Tom Drake

Top 25 Cocktails Every Bartender Should Know

There are hundreds of so-called essential cocktails out there. Some of the oldest bartending cocktails were created in the 1800’s and even more are being thought up today by creative bartenders. If you really wanted to, you could spend years

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Popular mocktail recipes
Tom Drake

10 Delicious Mocktail Recipes for Bartenders

Similarly to knowing a few popular shot recipes this year, it’s always useful to know some great-tasting mocktail recipes. Not everyone that enters your bar will want to drink alcohol. Whether it’s because they’re pregnant, they’re underage, it’s dry July,

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Minimum age to be a bartender
Tom Drake

How old do you have to be to bartend?

One of the most frequently asked questions aspiring bartenders have is: “how old do I have to be to become a bartender?” In other words, new bartenders often want to know at what age they can start preparing and serving

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How to cut someone off - Hero
Tom Drake

How and When to Cut Someone Off While Bartending

Cutting off drunks can be challenging, especially when you’ve never done it before. There’s something inherently intimidating about trying to cut someone off when they’re acting obnoxious, loud, rowdy, and they’ve had too much to drink.  Some bartenders are afraid

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