Tips & Tricks
Cocktails & drinks have moved beyond pina coladas with colored umbrellas and glaced cherry garnishing. Today most drinkers know their mojitos from their margaritas - but they may not know how to make them. Now you can learn, or at least give it a shot.
Below you'll find basic bartending tips, essential to drinks mixing. The short and easy how-to guide displays the bartending techniques one by one. It is not as difficult as you might think.
How to shake a cocktail
Learn how to shake a cocktail properly and easily in this 6 step guide for beginners. Step-by-step we teach you the secret bartender tips and tricks to get your shake up to standards.
How to pour a cocktail
Nothing looks cooler than free pouring, and with a little pratice everyone can learn how to free pour like the professinel bartenders do. Follow our 4 easy steps
How to strain a cocktail
Straining a cocktail is often necessary when using juice with bits of fruit. It's easy to learn how to strain a cocktail through a Hawthrone or Julep strainer. Also, learn about Double / Fine Straining.
How to rim a cocktail glass
Add a little extra to your cocktails by rimming the glass with different kinds of salt or sugar. Not does it look amazing, it can enhance the taste of the cocktail. Try our smart and simple method.
How to make an orange wedge
The orange wedge is the most classic cocktail garnishing of them all. It's easy to make and fit most drinks. Get your knife and start the guide.
How to make the orange half moon garnish
A bit more classy in comparison to the orange wedge. It can add the tiny bit extra you need to make an okay drink look amazing. Give it a go.
How to make the orange full moon garnish
This is on of the biggest garnishing you will find and it's perfect for the fruity exotic drinks you cannot get enough. The full moon orange is very easy to make.
How to make the orange twist garnish
One of the best looking garnishing if you ask me. You wouldn't believe how easy it's to make. Just follow our simple guide and you'll be rocking this one within no time.
How to make the double orange twist garnish
This one is that would give your cocktail tray or table the extra garnish you need. It look complicated, but if you follow our step-by-step guide it's easy.
How to make the orange ring twist garnish
Perfect for the classy fussy drinks that goes well in a champagne glass. This simple twist require little skill, but looks pretty.
How to do the flaming orange peel garnish
We have all been astonished when bartenders do this cool trick. Not only does it look cool, it adds flavor to the drink and makes it look amazing. This one is require a bit more skill, but if you follow our guide you will learn it in no time.