The grapes used for making grape brandy vary according to the geographic region of the spirit’s production, as do refinements to the process. Sherries, for example, range from sweet to dry, and none of them taste like Cognac. However, but
Do you love the taste of licorice? If so, you’ll love anise flavored spirits! These fun treats are perfect for grownups who appreciate a good flavorful drink. Anise is a unique flavour that can be enjoyed in cocktails, mixed drinks,
Questioning champagne vs. sparkling wine… a timeless debate. While similarly looking and often used interchangeably, there is a big difference between Champagne and Sparkling Wine. Champagne is from the Champagne region of France and must be made from specific grapes.
Scotch whisky has a beautiful history that needs to be appreciated. Spirits made from grains such as corn, barley, and rye date back a few thousand years—ancient Egyptians enjoyed a form of beer, for example. Whiskey, however, is of more
Any bartender in their career has had to learn how to pour beer. There is an art & science to pouring draught beer. What can make it difﬁcult for beginners is that every tap can be different. Some taps will
Many people aren’t aware that there are different types of vodka. To the layman, vodka is vodka is vodka. But, that couldn’t be any further from the truth. Water, ethanol, and trace amounts of flavour doesn’t sound like the recipe
After months of writing & slogging away, I’m proud to announce Crafty Bartending’s official bartender’s guide, The Bartender’s Field Manual – A complete & practical guide for new & aspiring bartenders who want to land their first bartending job, craft
One of the most common questions asked by new bartenders is “What should I do to become successful?” or “It’s my first shift behind the bar, what do I need to know and what should I focus on?” These are